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Neuralgic pain in a joint or joints.

ar·thral′gic (-jĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pathol pain in a joint
arˈthralgic adj


(ɑrˈθræl dʒə)

pain in a joint.
ar•thral′gic, adj.


, arthritis - Arthralgia is pain in a joint, from Greek arthron, "joint," which also gives us the word arthritis.
See also related terms for joint.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthralgia - pain in a joint or jointsarthralgia - pain in a joint or joints    
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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On the onset of the disease, arthralgias, myalgias, and skin rash are noted along with fever usually ranging from 102-105AdegF.
SSLR is an allergic reaction characterized by a cutaneous eruption, arthralgias, fever, lymphadenopathy, facial edema, and malaise.
One of the main reasons women discontinue their therapy early is because of arthralgias or joint discomfort.
A 27-year-old male was seen for a two-month history of fever, lethargy, polyarticular arthralgias, and eruptions over the palms and the soles.
The most common sign or symptom was exanthema (98%), followed by headache (67%), fever (67%), arthralgias (58%), myalgias (49%), and joint swelling (23%) (Table).
The first 4 days of confirmed ZVD were marked by rash (97%), itching (79%), prostration (73%), headache (66%), arthralgias (63%), and myalgia (61%).
He reported having a flu-like illness two weeks before her presentation, which consisted of malaise, cough, rash, as well as myalgias, and arthralgias.
A retrospective cohort study in La Reunion reported that 96% of patients with acute CHIKV infection presented with arthralgias involving more than one joint, 73% had symmetrical joint involvement, and 32% had associated joint swelling (3).
The analysis of 504 patients in the outbreak on Reunion island showed that fever and arthralgias were present in all of them, as well as headache (70%), myalgia (60%) and rash (39%).
It has a much higher positive predictive value if ordered selectively in patients with a higher probability of a CTD: morning stiffness, sicca symptoms, and arthralgias or synovitis in a rheumatoid arthritis distribution," the rheumatologist continued.
Arthralgias associated with aromatase inhibitor treatment have been increasingly recognised in the last few years.
Arthralgias and myalgias have been observed clinically in children and adolescents exposed to fluoroquinolones, but they're transient, disappear when the drug is discontinued, and appear to be no more prevalent than with other antibiotics (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, 1 structured review and 2 prospective cohort studies).