Problem

Tuberculosis of bones and joints

Other Names:
Articular tuberculosis
Osseus tuberculosis
Skeletal tuberculosis
Nature:
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