Infectious arthritis
Viral arthritis

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 August 2017, last major update March 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Shankar, V. Viral arthritis. website. Accessed August 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Presents with joint pain and swelling; symptomatic treatment is sufficient
  • Resolves on its own without any sequelae
  • Usually parvovirus B19, hepatitis A, B & C, rubella
  • Also enterovirus, dengue virus, HIV, alphaviruses & human parvovirus