Chronic monoarthritis

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DDx

Noninflammatory

  • Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease)
  • Hemarthrosis (bleed)
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Repeated trauma (causing degenerative joint disease)
  • Charcot (neuropathic) joint, eg, diabetes mellitus, syphilis

Inflammatory

  • Opportunistic infection, eg, tuberculosis of bone and joints, fungal, sporotrichosis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014