Plant Thorn Synovitis Index

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Plant thorn synovitis (plant thorn arthritis) is joint inflammation caused by a thorn puncturing the joint and leaving residual plant matter in the joint. Symptoms and signs include swelling, reddish discoloration, loss of range of motion, pain, tenderness, and stiffness. Treatment involves a surgical procedure called a synovectomy with joint lavage to remove the affected joint lining tissue and thorn fragments.

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Terms related to Plant Thorn Synovitis:

  • Arthritis, Plant Thorn
  • Thorn Arthritis