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Does Synovial Fluid Strengthen The Synovial Joint
ARTHRITIS: You mean suprapatellar space; no such bursa. ...Read more
Once damaged no: Cartilage once damaged , exposed raw , on articular surface of joint will not regenerate ( wide destruction of it the reason for joint replacement as it causes severe osteo -arthritis ) , synovial fluid the lubricant of joints , its secretion will diminish with disease process.-. ...Read more
I think you: Are reading and MRI report. The acromio-clavicular joint is in the shoulder between the acromion process of the scapula (shoulder blade bone) and the clavicle (collar bone). An effusion is fluid in a joint. Synovium is a lining of a joint. Hypertrophy means that it has become large. In translation, it means you have a slightly damaged shoulder. Follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more
MRI of hips show osteoarthritis, joint effusion, gluteal tendonipathy (all bi-lateral) and free pelvic fluid. Is there treatment for this?
Multiple findings: These multiple findings would be best explained and treated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Varies: There are multiple potential causes for fluid in the knee. The fluid itself can be from an injury, inflammation, or other causes. Osteoarthritis is one type of arthritis. If there is concern about the nature of the fluid in the knee, it can be drawn out and sent to the lab to see what it is. An MRI is a test that can look for other associated conditions as well. Consider being seen. ...Read more
A tumor: Synovial chondromatosis is a tumor of the lining of joints. Initially it ats like a loose body in the shoulder but as it grows into many small rumors it will destroy the joint. While the tumor is benign, not cancer, it is distructive. You need it treated by an orthopedic tumor surgeon asap. ...Read more
Mri results: an osteochondral defect on the posterior surface of the patella does this mean surgery also chondromalacia patella and small joint effusi?
Depends: None of these problems necessarily reuire you to have surgery, but the first 2 could be improved with surgery. It depends on your degree of impairment/pain/ability to get around. A small effusion (fluid) is not unexpected. You need to discuss risks of surgery, prognosis, amount of rehab, etc with your pcp and/or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid : Fluid in the radio ulnar joint can mean many things. There is always a history behind all the events , how did all start or why the MRI of the wrist was done. All inflamatatory arthropaties could give fluid there, aldo the infecctious and crystal induced athrtititis could. Trauma cangive you fluid , and even local problems , such as caroal tunnel , a local reaction to an aseptic necrosis of any carpal bone would also and so on . The causes can be many ......................................It has to be evaluated in each patients contexty. ...Read more
What is moderate joint effusion, joint space narrowing "lateral" of the patellofemoral joint and bones slightly osteopenic and signif. Vascular calcif?
Osteoarthritis: Your description suggests that you have moderate osteoarthritic damage to the knee. The effusion is the joint fluid which has been produced by the arthritic inflammation. The vascular calcification is arteriosclerotic changes in arteries. Ask your doctor to review the films with you. ...Read more
Small suprapatellar joint effusion
mild right lateral joint space narrowing and spurring of the articular surfaces?
Osteoarthritis: It sounds like you are reading the x-ray report of someone with knee osteoarthritis. Joint space narrowing = cartilage loss. Spurring = bone spurs. Suprapatellar joint effusion = typical small amount of extra joint fluid seen in osteoarthritis. Sounds like a mild to moderate case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
And what will happen if i don't get the ACL and medial meniscus interposition synovial fluid/cysts and knee joint effusion fixed?
Lateral ankle pain. MRI showed "moderate amount of fluid in flexor hallucis longus tendon sheath consistent with tenosynovitis." What does this mean?
The definitions: Supra=means above, so suprapatellar means above the patella. Synovitis=inflammation of the synovium, the tissue lining of the joint capsule (the fibrous, tough tissue surrounding your joint--see picture). So, you have sme fluid/swelling above the patella and inflammation along the edges of your joint. These terms =big bucks? :-)) hope that makes sense. Good luck. ...Read more
Chondromatosis: Synovial chondromatosis is a rare, benign condition of the thin tissue lining your joints (synovium). This tumor does not spread to other parts of the body, it can cause severe damage to the knee ankle or other joints and lead to osteoarthritis. Early treatment is important to relieve painful symptoms and prevent further damage. For more info: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00602 ...Read more
Does displacement meniscus cause painful clicking , grinding and clicking of the knee joint mostly medial? Can a tear happen in the back of the knee?
Irritation : This is the bodies way of trying (unsuccessfully 0 to deal with the irritation of one kind or another in the joint. ...Read more
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