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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
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M:F Ratio 1.8:1 1:2 1.3:1 1.6:1 Pauciarticular (%) 10 42.2 50 30 49 Polyarticular (%) 30 37.8 40 46 41 Systemic (%) 17 14.8 10 24 10 Rheumatoid Nodules (%) - 5.4 10 0.8 3 Uveitis (%) 7.7 1.3 5 1.1 3 ANF * (%) 3.8 0 45 6.5 - Rheumatoid Factor * (%) 3.8 0 10 15 9.7
Such operations are corrective osteotomies, arthroscopic synovectomies (mainly for pauciarticular types), (28,32,33) tenotomies, arthrodesis, soft tissue release, (34-36) and unicompartmental joint replacement.
Late onset pauciarticular juvenile chronic arthritis: relation to gut inflammation.
The early pattern of joint involvement predicts disease progression in children with oligoarticular (pauciarticular) juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Because humans are much larger, they experience localized infections, as evidenced by erythema migrans, and sometimes disseminated, but randomly multifocal infection through bacteremia, which may result in pauciarticular arthritis, secondary erythema migrans, carditis, peripheral neuropathy, meningitis, and other objective clinical signs.
If less than 4 joints were involved, it was pauciarticular arthritis.
Two years of untreated relapsing pauciarticular arthritis of the knee and hip, a B.
When the type of arthritis was analyzed, it showed that 54% patients had polyarticular arthritis, 31% had pauciarticular arthritis, and 13% had monoarticular arthritis.
In contrast, a relatively stable height velocity during the follow-up period was documented in children with the pauciarticular form of JIA [61].
PAPAs starts in the first or second decade and is characterized by sterile pyogenic pauciarticular arthritis, cystic acne, ulcerative lesions occurring on the lower extremities, and pyogenic abscesses at the injection sites; cultures from the synovial liquid and skin lesions are characteristically negative [115].