Still's disease

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Noun1.Still's disease - a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children; large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded
atrophic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
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Still's disease

n. enfermedad de Still, artritis reumatoidea juvenil.
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A possible role for soluble IL-6 receptor in the pathogenesis of systemic onset juvenile chronic arthritis.
ENBREL is also approved for the treatment of active polyarticular-course juvenile chronic arthritis in children aged 4 to 17 years who have had an inadequate response to, or who have proved intolerant of, methotrexate.
Prevalence of juvenile chronic arthritis in a population of 12 year old children in urban Australia.
Emma has juvenile chronic arthritis which means she has to use a wheelchair.
The American Pain Society recently issued its "Guideline for the Management of Pain in Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Juvenile Chronic Arthritis.
Three years ago, her every move was agony after she was struck down by juvenile chronic arthritis.
However children suffering from juvenile chronic arthritis - which is known as Still's disease - usually develop the condition between the ages of two and five or ten and 15.

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