- inflammation of white fibrous tissue, esp that of muscle sheaths
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The condition is popularly known as “stiff neck,” and is probably associated with fibrositis of the affected muscles.
- Inflammatory hyperplasia of white fibrous connective tissue, especially surrounding muscles, causing pain and stiffness.
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