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Toxic shock syndrome associated arthropathy. Staphylococcus aureus: a further triggering event in reactive arthritis?
  1. D Foley-Nolan,
  2. R J Coughlan,
  3. D Sugrue
  1. Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.


    An HLA-B27 positive 24 year old woman is described with a Staphylococcus aureus induced toxic shock syndrome precipitating a reactive arthritis.

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