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[L. rheumatismus fr Gr. rheumatismos, flux, rheum, catarrh] A general, imprecise, colloquial, and somewhat old-fashioned term for acute and chronic conditions marked by inflammation, muscle soreness and stiffness, and pain in joints and associated structures. It includes inflammatory arthritis (infectious, rheumatoid, gouty), arthritis due to rheumatic fever or trauma, degenerative joint disease, neurogenic arthropathy, hydroarthrosis, myositis, bursitis, and fibromyalgia. SEE: arthritis; SEE: rheumatic fever
Venes, Donald, editor. "Rheumatism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767179/all/rheumatism.
Rheumatism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767179/all/rheumatism. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Rheumatism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767179/all/rheumatism
Rheumatism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767179/all/rheumatism.
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