joint cavity


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joint cavity

The articular cavity or space enclosed by the synovial membrane and articular cartilages. It contains synovial fluid. Synonym: joint space
See also: cavity
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The mean amount of fluid that could be injected into the joint cavity was significantly lower (P<0.
2,3) In both cases, the synovial-like membrane formed away from the joint cavity.
SYNOVIAL (OSTEO) CHONDROMATOSIS: Nodules of metaplastic cartilage within the synovial membrane associated with loose bodies within the joint cavity were found in 1/1(100%) of the cases of present study.
Murakami et al first described a technique of TMJ arthrocentesis with pumping irrigation and hydraulic pressure to the upper joint cavity followed by manipulation of the jaw.
Symptoms may include joint pain, tenderness, stiffness and locking of affected joint and sometimes joint cavity effusion.
The joint cavity was then irrigated with betadine, and the bony margins were smoothed using bone file.
The clinical study intends to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ARG098 into the knee joint cavity of patients with RA and examine its efficacy and pharmacokinetics.

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