Viral arthritis | definition of viral arthritis by Medical dictionary
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viral arthritis Rheumatology A transient and nonspecific inflammatory response of one or more joints to a viral infection–eg, mumps, rubella, human parvovirus, and HBV, which may also follow rubella vaccination. See Arthritis.
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The former Hibs skipper missed the first half of the season with reactive viral arthritis
, but has gatecrashed his way into the side for stricken Stevie Smith in the last seven games.
The visit took place amid fears Charvis could have a condition similar to the viral arthritis
which stalled and then effectively ended the Test career of former Wales flanker Andrew Gibbs.