Arthritis, due to tuberculosis
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|Arthritis, due to tuberculosis
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- Tuberculous arthritis is caused by the bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. TB) -- it represents an active joint space infection
- A very small number of people who have TB will develop this form of arthritis. The joints most often involved are the: Ankles, Hips, Knees, Wrists
- Most cases involve just one joint.
- TB involving the spine is often referred to as Spine, tuberculosis (Pott's disease). It makes up about half of all TB-related bone infections.
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|Check Inf Antibiotic resistance must have pathogen or Infection with implied pathogen
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