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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY


Cardiovascular Volume

Image Number 017 - Rheumatoid synovitis, joint

Note that the synovium is filled with clusters of leukocytic infiltrates and rheumatic nodules. Normal synovium is thin and does not have clusters of leukocytes nor does it have nodules. This inflammation is the basis for one of the Jones' criteria - the migratory polyarthritis.

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