TITLE

rheumatism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1909
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rheumatism" is presented. It refers to an acute and chronic condition marked by inflammation, muscle soreness and stiffness, and pain in joints and associated structures. It includes inflammatory arthritis, arthritis due to rheumatic fever or trauma, and degenerative joint disease.
ACCESSION #
21244207

 

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