acute arthritis


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acute arthritis

[ə′kyüt ärth′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
A severe joint inflammation with a short course.
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Most people suffering from severe and acute arthritis tend to become clinically disabled within 20 years.
Classification of acute arthritis of primary gout is made using the 1977 (American College of Rheumatology) ACR criteria:
TWi Biotechnology, a fully owned subsidiary of TWi Pharmaceuticals Inc, has completed enrolment of patients with acute arthritis of primary gout and elevated serum uric acid in AC-201 phase II trial for gout flare prophylaxis during urate-lowering therapy, it was reported yesterday.
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and acute arthritis management
Despite suffering from acute arthritis, Mrs Worroll was manhandled by carers and was once put to bed at 5.
The scientists also used the technique to show inflammation in a mouse model of acute arthritis.
Patients with gout may present with episodes of acute arthritis that are initiated by the crystallization of urate within acutely inflamed synovial tissue.

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