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Inflammation

Perivascular

Perivascular

Perivascular

Lichenoid

REITER'S DISEASE

Clinical Presentation:

■ Psoriasiform skin lesions (5%)

■ Plantar pustular lesions (keratoderma blenorrhagi-cum)

■ Penile plaques (balanitis circumscriptum)

■ Knees, elbows, scalp, and dorsal hands

■ Urethritis

■ Ocular findings

Histology:

■ May be indistinguishable from psoriasis

■ Markedly thickened parakeratotic stratum corneum

Pathophysiology:

■ Greater than eighty percent HLA-B27 positive

■ Associated with urogenital or gastrointestinal infection

Reference:

1. Schneider JM, Matthews JH, Graham BS. Reiter's syndrome. Cutis 2003; 71(3):198-200.

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