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Synonyms for rheumatism

any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues

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a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities

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Six tenders for the supply of machines and instruments for different divisions including (a) the X Ray Div., the Rheuma Div., the anesthetics & operation theaters div., also the nose & ear division, (b) internal medicine care, endoscopes, also psio therapy, (c) pediatrics and early borne babies division, (d) brains and nerves division, (e) orthopedics division & (f) skin and cardiology care division.
The Motto Rheuma Plaster was the winner of inventions at the 1992 Brussels World's Fair.
Only AI/RHEUM, CADIAG, and RHEUMA [29, 39, 40, 49] were validated this way, resulting in a lack of data on the transferability to daily practice of most of the presently available expert systems.
The family lived there until 1929 when it became a health spa, The Rheuma Spa North Wales.
No abnormalities were found on (i) multimodal evoked potentials (VEP, BAEP, upper and lower limb SEP and MEP), (ii) coagulation tests, (iii) neurovascular assessment (transoesophageal echocardiography, electrocardiography, extra- and intracranial neurovascular ultrasound, MR angiography), (iv) infectious assessment (PCR/antibody titres in serum and CSF against borrelia, listeria, treponema pallidum, toxoplasma; VCV, HSV-1, HSV-2, HIV, HAV, HBV, HCV, EBV, CMV, adeno-, entero-, echo, rubella-, mumps-, measles-virus) and (v) immunological tests (chest CT and ACE, ANA, rheuma factor, c-ANCA, p-ANCA, antibodies against double-stranded DNA, antibodies against the Sm antigen, antiphospholipid antibodies in serum).
His parents took him to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he was diag nosed with juvenile rheuma toid arthritis.
Although there are indications that between 1752 and 1784 fish liver oil had been used against 'bone disease and rheuma', it was not until much later, in the 1920s, that its antirachitic effect was discovered to be due to vitamin D, cholecalciferol.