synovial membrane

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


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One possibility, she said, is that corticosteroids may hurt chondrocytes by, among other things, inducing apoptosis and synovial membrane inflammation.
Synovial fluid and synovial membrane mesenchymal stem cells: latest discoveries and therapeutic perspectives.
The synovial membrane in osteoarthritis: a histological study including the characterisation of the cellular infiltrate present in inflammatory osteoarthritis using monoclonal antibodies.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare proliferative disease that usually affects the synovial membrane of joints or tendon sheaths resulting in joint swelling and bone erosion, affecting 2.
It has been suggested that the cause lies in overactivity of embryonic cell rest at the synovio-cartilage junction, but the cartilage cells are normally found in the transition zone between synovial membrane and articular cartilage, and belong to the latter tissue.
Some studies have introduced populations of stem/progenitor cells in the synovial membrane (16,17) and articular cartilage, (18-20) which show characteristic of stem cells and have the potential for cartilage repair.
Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath is a slowly growing benign mesenchymal tumor arising from the synovial membrane.
Consequently, ROS overgeneration in the synovial membrane is associated with the inflammatory process mediated by NALP3 inflammasome, implicated in the development of KOA [27, 28].
The articular cartilage of the left knee was exposed via the medial parapatellar approach, which revealed that the entire articular cartilage exhibited severe black pigmentation and that the synovial membrane was also pigmented (Figure 2(a)).
The two most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in which the synovial membrane that protects and lubricates joints becomes inflamed, and osteoarthritis (OA), which involves the wearing away of cartilage that caps the bones in your joints.
A second right knee arthroscopy was then indicated in March 2011, which showed a fungal plate covering the synovial membrane, especially in the suprapatellar area (Fig.
Two types of cells are found within the synovial membrane.
The outer layer consists almost entirely of bands of fibrous tissues, but beneath the tendon of Quadriceps femoris and the patella it consists of synovial membrane only.
The topics include the anatomy and physiology of bone, skeletal manifestations of systematic disease, infections of bones and joints, metastatic carcinoma in bone, diseases of synovial membrane, and managing orthopedic pathology specimens from the operating room to the microscope.