Tuberculosis of bones and joints

Other Names:
Articular tuberculosis
Osseus tuberculosis
Skeletal tuberculosis
Tuberculosis of the bones and joints includes tuberculosis of the vertebral column, hip, knee, mastoid process and the digits, and can cause curvature of the spine and abscesses.
Narrower Problems:
Tuberculous osteomyelitis
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
23.04.1999 – 00:00 CEST