arthritis mutilans

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arthritis mutilans arthritis mu·ti·lans (myōōt'l-ānz')
n.
rheumatoid arthritis accompanied by osteoporosis and destruction of the joint cartilages that results in severe deformities, chiefly of the hands and feet.

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