What Causes Calcification In The Synovial Joints?

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Synovial fluid analysis is a group of tests that examine your joint (synovial) fluid. The tests help diagnose and treat joint-related problems.


Alternative Names

Joint fluid analysis; Joint fluid aspiration


How the test is performed

A sample of synovial fluid is needed for this test. Synovial fluid is normally a thick, straw-colored liquid found in small amounts in joints, bursae (fluid-filled sacs in the joints), and tendon sheaths.

After the area is cleaned, the health care provider will...

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