Section editor: Paul Banaszkiewicz
Segment author: Christopher George Ghazala; Paul Banaszkiewicz
Document history :6/07/2019
Figure 1. The arthritic synovial joint is characterised by inflammation and thickening of the SM with influx of lymphocytes and macrophages.
Table 1. Synovial fluid analysis
30,000 (PMN <75%)
100,000 (PMN >75%)
10,000 (PMN >75%)
Question: What is synovial fluid?
Synovial fluid is a viscoelastic fluid that fills the cavity between two articulating bones and serves as a lubricating fluid
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