Rheumatoid arthritis

What is Rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis meaning An autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints, and may cause severe joint damage, loss of function and disability. The disease may last from months to a lifetime, and symptoms may improve and worsen over time.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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