A review of peripheral tuberculous arthritis.

  title={A review of peripheral tuberculous arthritis.},
  author={Guillermo Garrido and Juan J G{\'o}mez-Reino and P Fern{\'a}ndez-Dapica and Elia Palenque and Susana Sese{\~n}a Prieto},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={18 2},
There is a clear difference between TB infection and TB. Transition from the former to the latter involves host factors and perhaps environmental elements. Currently, more individuals with immunosuppressive situations caused by aging, debilitating diseases, immunosuppressive therapies, and HIV-III infection are predisposed to secondary forms of TB. Different patterns of clinical presentation, at variance with those previously described, could result from these changes in the host. PTBA is a… CONTINUE READING


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