Clinical and pathological characteristics of mycobacterial tenosynovitis and arthritis

@article{Hsiao2013ClinicalAP,
  title={Clinical and pathological characteristics of mycobacterial tenosynovitis and arthritis},
  author={C.-H. Hsiao and Aristine Cheng and Y.-T. Huang and C.-H. Liao and P.-R. Hsueh},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={457-464}
}
To investigate the clinical characteristics and pathological features of patients with mycobacterial tenosynovitis and arthritis. All patients with tenosynovitis and arthritis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) who were treated at a medical center in Taiwan from 2001 to 2010 were analyzed. Thirty-two patients with mycobacterial tenosynovitis and arthritis were identified. MTB was isolated exclusively from patients with arthritis of large joints (n… CONTINUE READING

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