chrysotherapy


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chrys·o·ther·a·py

 (krĭs′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
The treatment of certain diseases, especially rheumatoid arthritis, with gold compounds.
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Noun1.chrysotherapy - the use of chemicals containing gold for treating diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis)
chemotherapy - the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)
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Gold deposits can mimic intranodal axillary calcific deposits on mammography in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who have undergone chrysotherapy treatment (6).