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After a total synovectomy does the synovium regrow? If so, how quickly?

After a total synovectomy does the synovium regrow?  If so, how quickly?

Yes: SLOWLY...more rapid growth is due to inflammation and a part of arhritic disorders Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with bilateral ganglion cyst of synovium==what is it?

I have been diagnosed with bilateral ganglion cyst of synovium==what is it?

Ganglion cyst: Ganglion cyst, also known as a bible cyst, is a swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons in the hand or foot, could be bilateral, the most common soft begin tumar found in the boady. ...Read more

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What does altered marrow signal in distal femur and proximal tibia accompanied with hemosiderin deposition & thickened synovium in MRI left knee mean?

What does altered marrow signal in distal femur and proximal tibia accompanied with hemosiderin deposition & thickened synovium in MRI left knee mean?

Hemosiderin MRI: This may be consistent with a condition of the knee called pigmented villodular synovitis. This is caused by inflammation of the lining of the knee joint (synovium) and resulting deposit of breakdown of blood products. The cause is largely unknown. The diagnosis of pigmented villonodular synovitis is confirmed by biopsy, and the treatment of choice is synovectomy. ...Read more

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What is synovitis?

What is synovitis?

Synovitis: And inflamation of the lining of the joint, could be due to many causes. If acute nsaids are the best, if chronic, check with your dr for other causes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: synovectomy?

What is the definition or description of: synovectomy?

Removing synovium: This is a surgical procedure to remove the lining of a joint or tendon sheath (synovium) and is done for some inflammatory conditions where the synovium becomes thickened and painful. Often done in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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How long is a synovectomy recovery?

How long is a synovectomy recovery?

Variable: A synovectomy is a surgical procedure in which the inflammed synovium, or lining of a joint, is removed. This can usually be done arthroscopically. Recovery will depend on which joint is operated on and how severe the disease within that joint was. A common indication for synovectomy is rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is done during a synovectomy?

What is done during a synovectomy?

Synovium : Synovium is a soft tissue structure, it is part of the anatomy of the knee. A synovectomy means the doctor plans on removing this lining or a piece of it likely because it is no longer functioing properly, and it is damaged. ...Read more

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What tissues get inflamed when you have synovitis?

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. ...Read more