mutilating arthritis

mutilating arthritis

A generic term for end-stage joint destruction accompanied by osteolysis, which is typical of advanced psoriatic arthritis but may also occur in rheumatoid arthritis and in mixed connective tissue disease.

mutilating arthritis

Arthritis mutilans Rheumatology A generic term for end-stage joint destruction accompanied by osteolysis, seen advanced psoriatic arthritis, also in rheumatoid arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease. See Psoriatic arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis.
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