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Still's disease

noun \ ˈstilz- \

medical Definition of Still's disease

: rheumatoid arthritis especially in children

Biographical Note for still's disease

  • Still, Sir George Frederic (1868–1941), British pediatrician. Still was associated for many years with London's King's College Hospital, which was the first hospital with a medical school to establish a special department for the diseases of children. In 1897 he published a description of chronic rheumatoid arthritis found in children; it is now known as Still's disease.

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