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Análisis del líquido sinovial - Results

Nombres alternativos

Análisis de líquido en las articulaciones; Aspiración de líquido articular

Significado de los resultados anormales:

El líquido sinovial anormal puede lucir turbio o anormalmente espeso.

La presencia de sangre en la articulación puede ser un signo de lesión dentro de ésta o un problema de sangrado en todo el cuerpo. Una cantidad excesiva de líquido sinovial normal también puede ser un signo de osteoartritis.

  • Reviewed last on: 6/4/2011
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

El-Gabalawy HS. Synovial fluid analysis, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology. In: Firestein GS, Budd RC, Harris ED Jr, et al, eds. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2008:chap 48.

Parrillo SJ, Marrison DS, Panacek EA. Arthrocentesis. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR, eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2009:chap 53.

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