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gellingRheumatology Stiffness after rest, which is typical of rheumatic diseases–eg, in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis–Still's disease, variably accompanied by polyarthritis and guarding of joints against activity
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In arthritis, becoming stiff and fixed in any position in which movement does not occur for a prolonged period.
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