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periodic arthralgia


Definition: a condition with pain and swelling, thought originally to involve the joints, but now known to localize to the shafts of long bones, occurring at regular intervals; there is sometimes abdominal pain, purpura, or edema.

Synonym(s): intermittent arthralgia, periodic bone pain

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