Signs and symptoms of fungal arthritis include
The knee is the most commonly affected joint. Fever and chills may be present. The symptoms usually become apparent weeks to months after the fungus first infects the joint. Fungal arthritis can lead to permanent damage to the affected joint.
Causes of fungal arthritis
It is caused by spread of a fungus through the bloodstream or by an injury or procedure that injects the fungus directly into a joint. Different types of fungi can cause the condition. Some of these include Candida, Aspergillus, and Exserohilum species.
Other fungal arthritis symptoms and signs
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