Definition of periarticular in English:

periarticular

Line breaks: peri|articu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛrɪɑːˈtɪkjʊlə
 
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adjective

Medicine
  • Situated or occurring around a joint of the body.
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    • Investigations for inflammatory disease were negative and a plain x-ray showed only periarticular osteopenia and a joint effusion (left).
    • When a patient complains of joint pain, the first step is to determine whether the source of the pain is the joint or a periarticular soft tissue structure such as a bursa or tendon.
    • The position and orientation of the joint, and the presence of degenerative changes and periarticular ossifications were reviewed.

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