synovial effusion

synovial effusion

An excess of synovial fluid in a joint, often due to inflammation. See Synovial fluid analysis.
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Reduction of synovial effusion and inflammation in 1 month: Hyal-Joint was demonstrated to be particularly effective for the treatment of patients with OA/synovitis.
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted in young horses diagnosed with osteochondritis dissecans, treatment with Hyal-Joint oral supplements for 60 days reduced the level of synovial effusion and, as a result, increased the concentration of hyaluronic acid in the synovial fluid.
The volume of synovial effusion was scored using a 3-point scale: grade 0 was considered to be a normal joint; grade 1 was fluid collections of <10 mm depth in the retropatellar bursa measured transversely in the midline sagittal T2-weighted image; and grade 2 was fluid collection measuring >10 mm transversely.
Bianchi comparing the analgesic efficacy of nimesulide and celecoxib in patients with knee OA, the effect of Original Nimesulide(1) was significantly faster than celecoxib and its activity was stronger in patients with synovial effusion.
In large part, the main use of MSKUS in SpA is for the detection of peripheral joint pathology, similar to RA, with synovial effusions, hypertrophy, and increased Doppler signal.