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Joint Pain (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

joint pain, arthralgia, joint inflammation, pain in the joint, polyarthralgia, antalgic joint, joint, cartilage, meniscus, bursitis, arthritis, joint injury, joint swelling, joint inflammation, joint tenderness, joint stiffness, loss of range of motion of the joint

Author and Editor

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com


Last Editorial Review: 3/11/2009

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