Importance of Synovial Biopsy of Knee Joint in the Diagnosis of Various Joint Disorders

  • Mohkam Singh Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Krishna Mohan Medical College & Hospital, Mathura, U.P, India.
  • Rakesh Kumar Gupta Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Krishna Mohan Medical College & Hospital, Mathura, U.P, India.
Keywords: synovial biopsy, Histo-pathologial findings, rheumatoid factor

Abstract

Background: Rheumatoid arthritis hardly causes diagnostic problems when presented typically. Generally, difficulties arise when atypical clinical presentation is related with non-contributory preliminary investigations. Arthritis is an important cause of morbidity.

Methods: In this study 60 total numbers of cases were included. This study was conducted in the Department of Orthopedics in K M Medical College & Hospital, Mathura. The duration of study was over a period of one year.

Result: This result revealed that 40% cases were suffering from Chronic non -specific synovitis, 31.6% Rheumatoid arthritis, 6.7% Septic Arthritis & Osteoarthritis, 5% Gout & Synovial (osteo) chondro mitosis,3.3% Synovial sarcoma, 1.6% Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath

Conclusion: This study concludes that Diagnostic method like immune-histological methods can be used to eliminate the “non-specificity”. It is also useful in achieving a better specific diagnosis.

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Published
2019-06-30
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Singh M, Gupta RK. Importance of Synovial Biopsy of Knee Joint in the Diagnosis of Various Joint Disorders. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Jun.30 [cited 2019Dec.12];5(2):48-1. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/513
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES ~ Orthopaedics