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What tissues get inflamed when you have synovitis?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
The synovium: The synovium is the tissue the lines joints or tendons. It provides lubrication and nutrition to the cartilage cells or tendon cells. When inflamed the do not get normal nutrition or lubrication and can lead to cartilage destruction or tendon rupture.

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