TITLE

polyarthritis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1723
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Several references for the term "polyarthritis," including "acute polyarthtitis rheumatica" and "chronic villous polyarthritis" is presented.
ACCESSION #
21241477

 

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