infectious arthritis meaning
Arthritis caused by bacteria,rickettsiae,mycoplasmas,viruses,fungi,or parasites. Bacterial arthritis is frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus,Streptococcus pneumoniae,Haemophilus influenzae,and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Viral arthritis is less common than bacterial arthritis and may be a manifestation of such viral diseases as mumps,rubella,hepatitis,etc.
- infections are common causes of morbidity in the chronic renal failure population, but infectious arthritis is rarely encountered
- On occasion, it causes cellulitis, osteomyelitis, and infectious arthritis.
- Infectious arthritis, encephalitis, rashes and fever are the most commonly observed symptoms.
- A broader term is " infectious arthritis ", which describes arthritis caused by any infectious organism.
- For example, " Borrelia burgdorferi " can cause infectious arthritis, but is not associated with suppurative arthritis.