Types of Arthritis

Infectious Arthritis

Infectious arthritis is a general term used to describe forms of arthritis that are caused by germs, such as bacteria or viruses.
 
There are several types of infectious arthritis. The most common type is septic arthritis, or arthritis caused by certain types of bacteria. Some other types of infectious arthritis include:
 
(Click Infectious Arthritis Causes for more information, including specific bacterial, viral, and fungal causes.)
 

Hemorrhagic Arthritis

Hemorrhagic types of arthritis are caused by blood in the joint. Some conditions known to cause this type of arthritis include:
 
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