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what is polyarthritis?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
5 or more joints : Poly = many. Polyarthritis is any type of arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously. Usually is a rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune condition.
Answered on Apr 24, 2019
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