synovitis


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synovitis

[‚sin·ə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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Localized pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee with bone involvement mimicking a benign bone tumor: CT and MR findings.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis is the prototypic form of diffuse TSGCT.
Meloxicam was used in the present case since Meloxicam is COX-2 (Cyclo oxygenase) specific inhibitor (Barnerm, 1996) and reported to be highly effective in chronic arthritis and synovitis (Bree et al.
However, it's important to recognize that the presence of hip effusion doesn't distinguish septic arthritis from transient synovitis.
Those who had taken 80 mg of Hyal-Joint oral HA daily had a rapid (1 month) and significant reduction in pain and an objective reduction in synovitis (as measured by ultrasound) compared with those who had taken 500 mg of acetaminophen per day.
It was only after further postop tests were carried out that it was discovered Mrs Nicholls's swelling was due to a non-cancerous condition known as 'pigmented villo nodular synovitis.
Figure 2 shows the squeeze test that can be performed on the MCP and MTP joints to determine signs of early synovitis in the absence of overt joint deformity.
Chronic synovitis Sometimes there is damage to the surface of the joint that does not show up on any tests, such as an X-ray or MRI, even though it continues to cause irritation and excess fluid.
Jobe said Ward has synovitis, which is inflammation in the joint from overuse.
CASE FACTS: Russell Smith had a rare condition known as Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) in his right knee.