infectious arthritis


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Related to infectious arthritis: Lyme disease, Reactive arthritis, Metabolic arthritis

infectious arthritis

[in′fek·shəs är′thrīd·əs]
(medicine)
An inflammatory joint disease caused by microbial invasion of the articular tissue.
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The diagnostic approach in pigeons presenting with signs of infectious arthritis is primarily directed toward paratyphoid or infection with S gallolyticus.
3% Infectious arthritis & 1,620 3% osteomyelitis Malignancy and/or hematologic 290 0.
Parvovirus arthritis, gonococcal arthritis, and Lyme disease are examples of infectious arthritis.
A high white count suggests infection, such as infectious arthritis.
Except for a few kinds such as infectious arthritis, no one knows for sure what causes arthritis.

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