Geographically specific infections and arthritis, including rheumatic syndromes associated with certain fungi and parasites, Brucella species and Mycobacterium leprae.

  • Pauline McGill
  • Published 2003 in Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology


This overview is designed to introduce the reader to the broad spectrum of rheumatic syndromes associated with certain fungal and parasitic diseases, brucellosis and leprosy. Musculoskeletal disorders caused by fungi are uncommon and difficult to diagnose, particularly in the early stages. Deep fungal infections involve-in order of frequency-bone, soft… (More)


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