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(En español: Crónico)
This word refers to an illness that a person has for a long time or an illness that goes away and keeps coming back. Diabetes and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis are examples of chronic illnesses.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt institution certified by the state as a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center & accredited by the Joint Commission.
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