Synovial capsule

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Related to Synovial capsule: synovial membrane, synovium
a closed sac of synovial membrane situated between the articular surfaces at diarthrodial joints.

See also: Synovial

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The second layer, called proliferative or cellular, is very thin and is located mainly in the lateral areas of the condylar surface, near the synovial capsule and membrane.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed hypertrophic synovitis (approximately 2 cm thickness), humeral and ulnar erosions, inflammation of the common extensor tendon, and edema in both the olecranon bursa and synovial capsule.