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Can you tell me about orthopedics | differential diagnosis of synovial swelling ?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Increased fluid

Synovial swelling is increased joint fluid within the joint.
There is a large differential which would include trauma, inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid, degenerative arthritis, infection such as lyme. You should get it checked out.

In brief: Increased fluid

Synovial swelling is increased joint fluid within the joint.
There is a large differential which would include trauma, inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid, degenerative arthritis, infection such as lyme. You should get it checked out.
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