General Considerations

  • Alexander Benjamin
  • Basil Helal
  • Stephen A. Copeland
  • Jo C. W. Edwards


Chronic synovitis of joints and tendon sheaths is classified under a number of clinical syndromes. The majority of patients coming to the surgeon will fall within the category of rheumatoid arthritis.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Septic Arthritis Tendon Sheath Plantar Fasciitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Benjamin
    • 1
  • Basil Helal
    • 2
  • Stephen A. Copeland
    • 3
  • Jo C. W. Edwards
    • 4
  1. 1.Fosse HouseBerkhamstead, HertsUK
  2. 2.Broxbourne, HertsUK
  3. 3.Royal Berkshire HospitalReading, BerksUK
  4. 4.University College and Middlesex School of MedicineLondonUK

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