mutilating arthritisA 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.
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mutilating arthritisArthritis 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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