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tuberculous arthritis

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Tuberculous arthritis is now a very rare condition in Europe but may occasionally present in the spine and the larger synovial joints such as the hip and knee.

Infection is by either haematogenous spread - from the lungs or intestines - or local spread from a tuberculous focus in a neighbouring bone.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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