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Synovial Chromialsitis Hip
Is a synthetic synovial fluid injection in the hip joints that have osteoarthritis in them any good to have to relieve the pain?
Synovial fluid cyst removed from my hip 2005. grown back 2x & doctor has aspirated. Symptoms again, should I seek 2nd opinion or keep aspirating?
Second or third op: Synovial fluid removal from a hip is rare. If there is re- accumulation you need to get a second or third opinion. It may be time to get a hip replacement. If you get an infection it could be quite serious. It could prevent an actual hip replacement. NO more aspiration. ...Read more
I have synovial chondromatosis of the left hip I had surgery last year orthoscopic it came back. What do I do next surgical dislocation to remove or?
I had an MRI on my hip the other day and they found 17mm multiseptated synovial cyst in the anterior inferior of right hip joint. Is it bad?
What's sign symptom synovial leak under vastus laterasis, gluteus medius. Treatment for this, had hip arthroscopy, capsule left open. 9 weeks ago. Thanks?
Second opinion...: I'm curious as to why you have had 3 hip scopes? What is your original diagnosis? If your capsule was left open the you should expect synovial fluid to leak into the soft tissues. If you have had 3 surgeries by the same surgeon and still have problems then I would get another opinion. ...Read more
I've had bakers cysts in my knees for a 1.5yrs alao synovial cysts n bone marrow edema in hips. Mtx n remicade (infliximab) is not helping. Who what can help? 24f
Fluid filled sac...: That can develop over any tendon or joint in the body. Usually, joint is damaged in some way, such as with osteoarthritis, where there is some destruction of the integrity of the joint space. Mostly, not painful or disabling, though may be unsightly. Exceptions would include one that is within the lower lumbar spine impinging on nerves; or knee 'baker's cyst' causing pain & swelling (r/o dvt). ...Read more
Synovial swelling -: -is a joints response to irritation such as RA, infection, arthritis in general. Specific joints as the knee all the above + cartilage tears, ACL, MCL, PCL, OR LCL STRAINS OR TEARS. There R OTHER JOINT SPECIFIC CAUSES. SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS. This is better. Also viral diseases, as well as limes, rheumatic fever, & the list goes on. ...Read more
? tumor?: Synovial tissues may contain tumors, primary or metastatic, or they may be inflamed by various processes including infections or autoimmune diseases. Synovial biopsies are done to identify any tumor as to its type, rule out tumor, and identify the nature of any inflammatory process which may be present. They are done when there are clinical or imaging findings to suggest one of these diagnoses. ...Read more
Inflam. Arthritis: Some inflammatory arthropathies cause joint pain and swelling. Analysis of the fluid can determine the cause. ...Read more
Synovial Disorders: Synovial chondromatosis, which is a proliferative disease of the synovium, results in multiple intra-articular loose bodies. This condition is typically treated surgically with open or arthroscopic synovectomy and/or loose body removal. See your local orthopaedic surgeon for treatment of this condition. ...Read more
Plica and McMurray:
Plica is the extension of the protective capsule of the knee. It can become inflamed and cause pain. Typically treated well with anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.
Mcmurray's sign is a test for a tear in the meniscus in the knee. The test is considered positive when a palpable click is felt. ...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
Joint Lubrication: Synovial fluid is a viscus fluid in between joints. Generally made up of hyaluronan sequester water and give a consistency conductive to "slippery" movement. This is located between cartilage so that when the joints glide across each other they don't cause damage and inflammation. ...Read more
Varies: Synovial cells that line the synovial joints are the source of synovial fluid. They usually make more fluid in response to an inflammation of the joint capsule, a condition called synovitis. We do not really know of a therapeutic way to increase synovial fluid production in an arthritic joint, but there have been many studies and attempts to do so. ...Read more
Don't fully underst-:
And your question.
The Decrease in Synovial fluid production is seen in Osteoarthritis, due to the reduction in the cell's ability to produce it. How and Why it happens, is under research but no good explanation as yet has been found for it?
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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
Most pathology in---: -joints such as inflammation or internal injury causes an increase of fluid. Even in severe degenerative arthritis of the knee, when opened 4 a TKA there's always fluid present. I hope someone else will answer this who has knowledge of any condition that causes a decrease. ...Read more
Pain medication: Pain from synovial fluid is usually secondary to swelling and inflammation. I would recommend trying and anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen). If those do not help, I recommend you schedule an appointment with your doctor for further evaluation of the pain and for a treatment plan. ...Read more
Not uncommon: When a joint becomes arthritic, it can produce more joint or synovial fluid in an attempt to heal itself leading to pressure build up in that joint with a bubble or hernia of synovium which is the joint lining leading to a cyst. When these occur in the spine, they can sometimes press on or pinch a nerve mimicking the symptoms of a disc herniation or contribute to spinal stenosis. ...Read more
Seek diagnosis: Synovial fluid in and of itself does not usually cause pain. If your knee is swollen and you have an " excess" of synovial fluid, it is probably from an underlying cause such as a synovitis or a louse body or generalized arthritis. Once the specific diagnosis is made, then the treatment options can be determined. ...Read more