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Synovial Cyst

"Synovial Cyst" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Non-neoplastic tumor-like lesions at joints, developed from the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE of a joint through the JOINT CAPSULE into the periarticular tissues. They are filled with SYNOVIAL FLUID with a smooth and translucent appearance. A synovial cyst can develop from any joint, but most commonly at the back of the knee, where it is known as POPLITEAL CYST.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Synovial Cyst" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Synovial Cyst" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2017
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