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What Is Toxic Synovitis
Son had toxic synovitis of r hip in august. Now has similar symptoms in l hip. Could it be toxic synovitis again? Juvenile RA was not ruled out. Jra?
Possible: Difficult without a physical exam and further testing. It could be toxic synovitis along with other possibilities including, but not limited to, a fracture, jra, lupus, systemic infection, bone infection, dislocation, etc. Labs, xrays, and physical may be warranted depending on what the doctor sees. ...Read more
The synovial membrane is the lining of a joint and synovitis is inflammation of that lining. It can cause joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. When inflamed, the lining will create excessive joint fluid, causing swelling and increased joint pressure. The lining can also become thickened and cause apparent joint enlargement. Commonly associated with ...Read more
Joint inflammation: There are several cervical facets or neck joints. In fact there are 2 at each level with 7 levels giving you a total of 14 joints. Over time these joints can "wear out" leading to degeneration and inflammation of the joint. When a joint becomes inflammed it often swells due to increased synovial fluid. The term for an inflammed joint with excess fluid is synovitis. ...Read more
Not always.: Still's disease or acute febrile jra may have little or no joint symptoms. It is still a form of jia. ...Read more
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