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What are the symptoms of synovitis?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Swelling: Most common presenting signs and symptoms include joint stiffness, swelling, decreased range of motion of the affected joint. Sometimes there maybe slight warmth to the touch. The is commonly pain at the end range of motion.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

What is synovitis?

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Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Inflamation: The synovium is part of the lining of a joint. It produces fluid that helps lubricate the joint and keep it moving smoothly. Synovitis is inflamation of the synovial tissue. It may be caused by infection or by chronic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. Untreated it can cause lasting joint damage. If you have pain and swelling in a joint or joints see an orthopedist or rheumatologist
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