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Abscess and Knee joint infection
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Abscess and Knee joint infection

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    1. Osteomyelitis
     A bone inflammation caused by bacteria. The inflammation usually originates in another part of the body and is transported to the bone via the blood....read more »

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Results: Causes of Abscess OR Knee joint infection

    1. Actinomycetales infection
     A bacterial infection from the order of Actinobacteria. The range of symptoms is variable depending on which bacteria from the order is involved....more »
    2. Bacteremia
     A condition where there is the presence of bacteria in the blood...more »
    3. Bacterial appendicitis
     Appendicitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the vermiform appendix that spreads to its other parts. Appendicitis may occur for several reasons, such as an infection of the appendix, but the most important step is the obstruction of the appendiceal...more »
    4. Bacterial diseases
     Diseases caused by a bacterial infection...more »
    5. Blastomycosis
     A fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and resulting in lung, skin, bone and genitourinary involvement....more »
    6. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    7. Cancer
     Abnormal overgrowth of body cells....more »
    8. Chancroid
     An sexually transmitted disease caused by the Haemophilus ducreyi bacteria and is characterized by painful genital ulceration....more »
    9. Crohn's disease
     Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ...more »
    10. Dental caries
     A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel leading to cavitation of the tooth...more »

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