PMID: 7058466Feb 20, 1982Paper

Reiter's syndrome in black patient. A case report

South African Medical Journal = Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Geneeskunde
Y K Seedat, H Duminiet

Abstract

Reiter's syndrome and ankylosing spondylitis are rare in the Black patient. This is due to the virtual absence of the HLA B27 antigen in the Black population. This case report describes Reiter's syndrome in a Black patient who had an HLA typing positive for the B27 antigen.

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HLA Antigens
Reiter Syndrome
African Continental Ancestry Group

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