synovium

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Related to Synovial space: synovial membrane, Synovial capsule
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Synonyms for synovium

a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid

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An intact capsule will confine the swelling to the synovial space, indicating intra-articular pathology.
Detachment of some particles of debris material was present in the synovial space near the SLL.
In another interesting study concerning US-guided injections, the authors showed that only 40% actually reached the synovial space when confirmed by MRI.
In this form, the disease is established with deposition of MSU crystals in the tendons, ligaments, cartilage, bone and soft tissues including bursae and other synovial spaces. (1), (3) Although tophi can be deposited within a joint, the imaging characteristics of such intra-articular tophi are rarely reported and not well known.
Recognizing the importance of hyaluronic acid in ensuring joint comfort, the American College of Rheumatology issued guidelines recommending the use of hyaluronic acid preparations for injection directly into the synovial spaces of joints affected by arthritis.