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Trauma and seronegative spondyloarthropathy: report of two more cases of peripheral arthritis precipitated by physical injury.
  1. I Olivieri,
  2. G Gemignani,
  3. C Christou,
  4. G Pasero
  1. Rheumatic Disease Unit, University of Pisa, Italy.


    Two more cases of B27 associated peripheral arthritis triggered by physical injury are reported. One patient developed arthritis after a minor insult and in the other Reiter's syndrome occurred after the injury. Possibly, trauma causes release of self antigens from the injured joints.

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