juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

noun Pathology.

rheumatoid arthritis that begins before puberty, often preceded by such symptoms as fever, patchy rash, and weight loss.

Origin of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

First recorded in 1965–70
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Medicine definitions for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


Chronic inflammatory arthritis that begins in childhood, characterized by swelling, tenderness, and pain in one or more joints and by lymph node and splenic enlargement.Still's disease
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