Synovial Biopsy, Synovium, Synovial Fluid & Arthrocentesis

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References Related to Synovial Fluid and Lipid Crystals

Reginato AJ, Schumacher HR, Allan DA, Rabinowitz JL: Acute monoarthritis associated with lipid liquid crysals. Ann Rheum Dis 44:537-543, 1985.

Trostle DC, Schumacher HR, Medsger TA, Kapoor WN: Lipid microspherule-associated acute monarticular arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 29:1166-1169, 1986.

Choi SJ, Schumacher HR, Clayburne G: Experimental haemarthrosis produces mild inflammation associated with intracelular maltese crosses. Ann Rheum Dis 45:1025-1028, 1986.

Schumacher HR, Michaels R: Recurrent tendinitis and achilles tendon nodule with positively birefringent crystals in a patient with hyperlipoproteinemia. J Rheumatol 16:1387-1389, 1989.

Ike RW and Bole GG. Pseudoseptic arthritis due to acute lipoarthrosis in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient with osteonecrosis. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research) 61(8):1130-1132, 2009.

Rajamaki K, Lappalainen J, Oorni K, et al. Cholesterol crystals activate the NLRP3 inflammasome in human macrophages: a novel link between cholesterol metabolism and inflammation. PLoS ONE, July 2010, 5:7:e11765, 2010.



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