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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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However, people with higher blood levels of arachidonic acid--an omega-6 fat found largely in meat, poultry, fish, and eggs--had more synovitis (but no more cartilage loss) than those with lower levels.
The differential diagnoses of hypointense synovial masses on T2 weighted MRI are; pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS), synovial osteochondromatosis, hemophilic arthropathy, and amyloid deposition.
This is an example of intra-articular, localized TSGCT, also known as localized pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).
These irregular stresses result in chondrocyte necrosis, release of degradative enzymes, synovitis and continued cartilage destruction, inflammation, increased density of subchondral bone at points of physical stress and proliferation of bone and cartilage at the articular margin.
Synovitis in the knee is an inflammation of the membrane that lines and lubricated the knee joint.
Four simple criteria are useful in distinguishing septic arthritis from transient synovitis in a child with an inflamed hip.
Patients who have at least one joint with definite clinical synovitis (swelling) and those in whom the synovitis is not better explained by another disease Classification criteria for RA This is a score-based algorithm: add score of categories A-D: a score of [greater than or equal to] 6/10 is needed to classify a patient as having definite RA A.
PATIENTS: Thirty-seven patients with rheumatoid arthritis and active synovitis.
This inflammation--termed synovitis--is directly correlated with the level of pain and dysfunction: low levels are usually associated with mild symptoms, and large amounts of synovitis are almost always associated with pain, swelling, warmth and dysfunction.
The differential diagnosis for a swelling in the popliteal fossa includes most commonly Baker cyst, lipoma, neuroma, deep venous thrombosis and more rarely pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).
Coverage includes the clinical examination and imaging of the hip, followed by procedure-oriented chapters on chondral lesions, labral pathology, cam- type femoroacetabular impingement, pincer impingement, synovitis, degenerative joint disease, hip instability, internal snapping hip syndrome, external snapping hip syndrome, abductor tears, and computer-assisted surgery for femoroacetabular impingment.
Reduced joint-function secondary to severe pathological changes such as extensive chondrolysis, proliferative synovitis, and haemorrhagic synovitis have been reported after the accidental use of chlorhexidine for irrigation during arthroscopy (Douw et al 1998).