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Synovial fluid (non-inflammatory)

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In non-inflammatory conditions the amount of white cells in synvoial fluid is usually less than 2000 WBCs/microlitre with less thn 75% neutrophils.

Examples include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Trauma
  • Charcot's joint
  • Pancreatitis
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Acromegaly
  • Glucocorticoid withdrawal
  • Hypertophic osteoarthropathy
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Pigmented villonodular synovitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

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