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Inflammation of a synovial membrane.

[New Latin synovium, synovia-secreting membrane (from synovia) + -itis.]


(ˌsaɪnəʊˈvaɪtɪs; ˌsɪn-)
(Pathology) inflammation of the membrane surrounding a joint
synovitic adj


(ˌsɪn əˈvaɪ tɪs)

inflammation of a synovial membrane.
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Noun1.synovitis - inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
tendonous synovitis, tendosynovitis, tenosynovitis - inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath


n. sinovitis, infl. de la membrana sinovial;
dry ______ seca;
purulent ______ purulenta;
serous ______ serosa.


n sinovitis f
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Pigmented villonodular synovitis of synovial joints: clinical, pathologic, and radiologic features.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is a rare condition.
Abstract Number and Title: #11078, "A phase I/II dose escalation and expansion study of cabiralizumab (cabira; FPA008), an anti-CSF1R antibody, in tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT, diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis D-PVNS)"
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The differential diagnosis of intra-articular tumorous lesions of the knee is broad; in addition to synovial hemangioma, it includes pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS), nodular synovitis, lipoma arborescens, juxtaarticular myxoma, plexiform neuroma, synovial osteochondromatosis, ganglion, synovial cyst, synovial sarcoma, leiomyoma, giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath, and schwannoma.
Though, there are many literatures in favour of synovectomy in patient with pigmented villonodular synovitis, rheumatoid arthritis, lipoma arborescens of knee, but the importance of synovectomy in TKA is less evaluated.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis pipeline landscape.
1-4] GCT-TS is adjudged the extra-articular equivalent of pigmented villonodular synovitis, emerging from the tendon sheaths, bursae, or ligaments.
7) DECT shows uniquely color coded aggregates of urate crystals and differentiates gout from other arthritides like rheumatoid arthritis, pseudo-gout, and pigmented villonodular synovitis in the acute phase.
Thus far, pigmented villonodular synovitis, hematoma, and infection have been reported in cases of popliteal cyst with unusual appearance on MRI [6, 7].