Open Access Review Article

Chronic Synovitis of Wrist: A Diagnostic Dilemma & Role of Arthroscopy

Jawed Akram*, Gupta Vikas, Kotwal P, Gupta Rajiva, Jain Prathmesh

Department of Orthopaedics (AIIMS), Max Institute of Musculo-skeletal Sciences (MIMS), India

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 17, 2021;  Published Date: October 05, 2021


Chronic Synovitis presents a diagnostic dilemma for clinicians and surgeons. In our study we investigated patients presenting with chronic synovitis of wrist joint with wrist arthroscopy. 8 out of 34 (23.53%) of cases were histologically positive for granulomas suggestive of tuberculosis. We were able to predict the etiology of the disease based on the arthroscopy findings.

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