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Infection of the bones or joint due to tuberculosis.
[OCOSH Code: D014394 17653001 A18.0+ BD_IBD_OTB]

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A Persistently Red Hot Swollen Knee Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/737920

The patient is a 55-year-old woman with a long history of monoarticular arthritis. For a decade she had a waxing and waning red, hot, swollen knee.
She had an extensive negative evaluation for rheumatologic disease, and she was told that she had severe degenerative arthritis. She was maintained for years on...
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Mycoplasma Infections eMedicine Infectious Diseases

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/223609-overview

Although scientists have isolated at least 17 species of Mycoplasma from humans, 4 types of organisms are responsible for most clinically significant infections that may come to the attention of practicing physicians. These species are Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, and Ureaplasma species. The focus of this article is...
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Pott Disease Tuberculous Spondylitis eMedicine Infectious Diseases

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/226141-overview

Pott disease, also known as tuberculous spondylitis, is one of the oldest demonstrated diseases of humankind, having been documented in spinal remains from the Iron Age and in ancient mummies from Egypt and Peru. In 1779, Percivall Pott, for whom Pott disease is named, presented the classic description of spinal...
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TB Drug regimens for children

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/tb/tbdrugs-child.html

Antituberculous medication treatment for
- New cases over 8 yrs old
- New cases up to the age of 8 years
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Tuberculosis knee LSBU

Location: http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/dirt/museum/458-23.html

Radiology case 458-23 Clinical presentation: Gradual onset of pain and swelling in the left knee in a 30 year old man, originally from India.
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Tuberculosis of bone

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/tb/tuberculosis.html

Tuberculosis affects primarily the lungs and gastrointestinal tract, but may also infect the musculoskeletal system.
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Tuberculosis of the Musculoskeletal System

Location: http://www.global-help.org/publications/articles/techortho_tuberculosismusculoskeletal.pdf

Tuberculosis remains a major source of morbidity and mortality world- wide, and orthopaedic surgeons working in developing nations, especially in South East Asia, are likely to encounter patients with osteoarticular manifestations of the disease. Chemotherapy is effective, and surgery serves as an adjunct for specific indications. Tuberculous osteomyelitis is the...
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Tuberculous tenosynovitis and bursitis

Location: http://radiology.rsna.org/content/201/2/507.long

Twenty-one patients with surgically and/or pathologically proved tuberculosis of the tendon sheaths or bursae were evaluated. Routine radiography, arthrography, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging were used in some or all of the patients.
CONCLUSION: All imaging methods can provide complementary information that is helpful for determination of therapy....
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Unusual presentation of shoulder joint tuberculosis

Location: http://www.josonline.org/PDF/v9i1p57.pdf

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2001, 9(1): 57–60 Jitendra Mangwani, Anil Kumar Gupta, CS Yadav and KS Rao Central Institute of Orthopaedics, Safdarjang Hospital,New Delhi, India
ABSTRACT Tuberculosis of the shoulder joint is uncommon. In adults the classical dry type of shoulder tuberculosis (caries sicca) has been described, while the fulminating variety has not been reported. We...
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