Synovitis

What is Synovitis?

Synovitis is the inflammation of a synovial (joint-lining) membrane, usually painful, particularly on motion, and characterized by swelling, due to fluid collection in a synovial sac. Synovitis is a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis, in juvenile arthritis, in lupus, and in psoriatic arthritis.

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I am having swelling in my left ankle foot and left, some swelling on the right side but mostly on the left. There has not been an injury to this...

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Brief Answer:
It can be ankle synovitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have studied your case. I think this is due to collection of fluid in the ankle...

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my right knee has been hurting espedially when I try to walk or put weight on it. I then noticed a mass about the size of a large orange on the...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Osteoarthritis knee with synovitis and subluxation.

Detailed Answer:
Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
Going by your brief...

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have ankle pain I don't understand what happened to my left ankle my pain is now an 8. can you help me ?

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Brief Answer:
It can be ankle ligament injury or synovitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have studied your case. Pain in ankle is due to either ankle...

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