01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
1B12 — Tuberculosis of other systems and organs
1B12.4 — Tuberculosis of the musculoskeletal system
1B12.40 — Tuberculosis of bones or joints
ICD-11 1B12.40 — Tuberculosis of bones or joints
A disease of the bones and joints, caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease commonly presents with bone pain, joint inflammation, loss of movement or feeling in the affected bone or joint, and weak bones prone to fracture. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the bones and joints after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in biopsy samples of the affected site.
The diagnosis includes nothing.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.