RADD 2711 Lecture 8 Part 1 Summer 2011

RADD 2711 Lecture 8 Part 1 Summer 2011 - 1. FIBROUS JOINTS...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. FIBROUS JOINTS Eg. Sutures, tib/fib, radius/ulna 2. CARTILAGE JOINTS Eg. IVD, symphysis pubis 3. SYNOVIAL JOINTS Eg. SI joints, digits, knees JOINT CAPSULE Not visualized radiographically Fibrous SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE Vascular connective tissue Attaches to capsule and non-articular bone Secretes synovial fluid SYNOVIAL FLUID Provides lubrication and nutrition for the joint ARTICULAR CARTILAGE Hyaline cartilage Thickness 1 7mm SUBCHONDRAL BONE PLATE Thin cortex Active tissue with abundant blood supply **Page 955 - Y & R** 1. INFLAMMATORY 2. DEGENERATIVE 3. METABOLIC 1. INFLAMMATORY RADIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS: Soft tissue swelling Uniform loss of joint space Bone erosions Juxta-articular osteoporosis Monoarticular or polyarticular (symmetric) **Bony ankylosis** 1. INFLAMMATORY Examples: Rheumatoid arthritis Psoriasis Ankylosing spondylitis Reiters syndrome 2. DEGENERATIVE RADIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS: Non-uniform loss of joint space Osteophytes Subchondral sclerosis Subchondral cysts **Asymmetric** 3. METABOLIC RADIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS: Periarticular soft tissue masses Well-marginated bone lesions Preservation of joint space May have overlapping degenerative and inflammatory processes 3. METABOLIC EXAMPLES: Gout Feature...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course RADD 2711 taught by Professor Melissaloschiavo during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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RADD 2711 Lecture 8 Part 1 Summer 2011 - 1. FIBROUS JOINTS...

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