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Diseases » Tuberculosis of bone » Glossary
 

Glossary for Tuberculosis of bone

  • Infectious arthritis: A rare condition where arthritis occurs as a result of joint infection by a bacteria, virus or fungus. Symptoms vary according to the infection type.
  • Metastatic cancer: Any cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
  • Septic arthritis:
  • Sporotrichosis: A fungal skin infection caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii. Usually only the skin is infected but bones, lungs and central nervous system can rarely be affected also. Transmission usually occurs through infection of a skin wound.

 

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