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Common risk factors in the development of reactive arthritis include abnormal joint structure (most important risk factor), male sex (four times more likely) rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes mellitus, malignancy, old age, use of systemic steroids, HIV infection, hemodialysis, previous joint surgery and injection drug abuse.
- Abnormal joint structure (important risk factor)
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Diabetes mellitus
- Old age
- Use of systemic steroids
- HIV infection
- Previous joint surgery
- Injection drug abuse
- Male sex (four times more likely)
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