pauciarticular

pau·ci·ar·ti·cu·lar

(paw'sē-ar-tik'yū-lăr),
A joint condition in which only a few (>1, <5) joints are involved
[L. pauci, few, + articular]

pau·ci·ar·ti·cu·lar

(paw'sē-ahr-tik'yū-lăr)
A joint condition in which only a few (1-5) joints are involved.
[L. pauci, few, + articular]

pauciarticular

(păw-sē-ăr-tĭk′ū-lăr)
A classification of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis that indicates that four or fewer joints are affected at the time of onset of the disease.

pauciarticular

affecting only one or two joints
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Two years of untreated relapsing pauciarticular arthritis of the knee and hip, a B.
3) They have a clinical picture similar to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), but the arthritis is polyarticular rather than pauciarticular, there is no female preponderance and all patients are antinuclear antibody (ANA) negative (Figs 3 and 4).
Aetiological role of bacteria associated with reactive arthritis in pauciarticular juvenile chronic arthritis.
Type 1 peripheral arthropathy can involve the large joints, specifically ankles, knees, hips, elbows, and shoulders, in a pauciarticular pattern.
JCA affects roughly one in a thousand children in the UK, and about half of these are the pauciarticular type.
A specific HLA-DP beta allele is associated with pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis but not adult rheumatoid arthritis.
Type 1 peripheral arthropathy seen in patients with IBD is a pauciarticular, self-limiting oligoarticular form.
Rheumatic conditions represented in the group included polyarticular, pauciarticular, and systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA); fibromyalgia; systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE); dermatomyositis; and spondyloarthropathy The average age of the children was 11.
Pauciarticular (affecting few joints) JRA: This form of JRA generally affects four or fewer joints in an asymmetrical fashion.
Pauciarticular (paw-see-are-tick-you-lar): Pauciarticular means that four or fewer joints are affected.
There are three main types of JRA: pauciarticular JRA, which involves fewer than five joints, polyarticular JRA, with at least five active joints, and systemic-onset JRA, which is associated with high fevers and a characteristic rash in addition to arthritis.
Prevention of leg length discrepancy in young children with pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis by treatment with intraarticular steroids.