Typical symptoms of osteoarticular TB

What are the typical signs and symptoms of osteoarticular TB?

Constitutional Symptoms (Fever, Weight Loss, Malaise) Occur Infrequently (<30%)
Spinal TBBack pain (especially with movement), spasm, local tenderness, kyphosis, cord compression, mycotic aneurysm of aorta
Peripheral jointsSlow onset, chronic monoarthritis
Hip—pain in thigh and groin with limited range of motion
Knee—insidious pain, swelling, limp (especially children)
Hand/wrist—carpal tunnel syndrome, swelling, pain
OsteomyelitisPain, lytic lesions on radiographs without periosteal reaction
Dactylitis (85% of cases occur in children aged <6 years)

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