Meaning of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

ju'venile rheu'matoid arthri'tis

Pronunciation: [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. rheumatoid arthritis that begins before puberty, often preceded by such symptoms as fever, patchy rash, and weight loss.
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