viral arthritis


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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.