systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


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systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Systemic-onset juvenile chronic arthritis A form of joint disease, arthritis, that presents with systemic signs and Sx–eg, high intermittent fever, a salmon-colored skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, hepatosplenomegaly, and pleuritis and around the heart–pericarditis; the arthritis itself may not be immediately apparent but in time it surfaces and may persist after the systemic Sx are gone