Primary synovial disease of the shoulder represents a small proportion of patients presenting with shoulder symptoms. Diagnosis of these entities is often difficult and delayed. While rheumatoid arthritis represents the most common synovial disease, other entities can afflict the shoulder as well, including other types of inflammatory arthritis, metabolic arthritis (gout, pseudogout), synovial chondromatosis, pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS), and hemophilia (Table 6.1).
KeywordsRotator Cuff Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Glenohumeral Joint Axillary Nerve Rotator Interval
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