Pathology of the synovium.

@article{OConnell2000PathologyOT,
  title={Pathology of the synovium.},
  author={John X. O'Connell},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={
          773-84
        }
}
  • J. O'Connell
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Medicine
  • American journal of clinical pathology
Synovium is specialized mesenchymal tissue that is essential for the appropriate function of the locomotor apparatus. It is the site for a series of pathologic processes that are characteristic, and in some cases specific, to this distinctive tissue. In this article, the normal microscopic anatomy of synovium is briefly reviewed. Synovial proliferative disorders, including pigmented villonodular synovitis, giant cell tumor of tendon sheath, hemosiderotic synovitis, and fatty infiltration of the… 

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