Abstract

CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF INFLAMMATORY SYNOVIAL LESIONS OF KNEE JOINT

Author(s): Mamatha S. V 1 , V. Muralidhara 2

Synovial joints account for most of body’s articulation and characterised by wide range of almost frictionless movements. Synovium is the central area of pathology in a number of inflammatory joint diseases. Joint effusions present as diagnostic challenge to physicians and need careful evaluation and interpretation of both clinical and laboratory findings to make accurate diagnosis and avoid unnecessary hospital stay. Joint effusions present as diagnostic challenge to physicians and requiring careful evaluation and interpretation of both clinical and laboratory findings to make accurate diagnosis to avoid unnecessary hospital stay.