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What is wrong with my knee if the doctor says I need a synovectomy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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