synovitis

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synovitis

[‚sin·ə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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Pigmented villonodular synovitis and tenosynovitis: a clinical epidemiologic study of 166 cases and literature review.
Long-term follow-up of surgically treated localized pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee.
Experimental production of pigmented villonodular synovitis in the knee and ankle joints of rhesus monkeys.
Neuropathy secondary to pigmented villonodular synovitis of the hip.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis is an uncommon disease that affects tendon sheaths most commonly, as well as joints and bursae.
A review of the literature and careful analysis of the clinicopathologic features of pigmented villonodular synovitis of the temporomandibular joint reveal that the vast majority of reported cases were of the extra-articular variant of this disease, which is associated with more aggressive local infiltrative behavior and a higher rate of local recurrence than is the localized type.
At which of the following sites does pigmented villonodular synovitis occur most frequently?
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an uncommon inflammatory, reactive, and pseudoneoplastic condition of unknown etiology affecting synovial-lined joints.
4) Although synovial osteochondromatosis and pigmented villonodular synovitis are arthropathies associated with low-signal structures around joints, tendons, and bursa, these 2 entities more commonly occur as monoarticular processes and are more often seen in larger joints, such as the knee or hip.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the right knee showed low-signal-intensity lesions compatible with pigmented villonodular synovitis.
It is a focal form of extra-articular pigmented villonodular synovitis.
The presence of persistent trisomies in recurrent and metastatic lesions supports the concept of malignant pigmented villonodular synovitis.