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Visual examination of the interior of a joint, usually knee

Arthroscopy

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an acute or chronic inflammation of a bursa

Bursitis

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form of rheumatism in which joints are swollen, stiff, and painful

Arthritis

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Any painful disorder of the supporting structures of the body that is not caused by infection or injury

Rheumatism

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autoimmune disease in which the immune system of the body attacks its own cartilage and joint linings

Rheumatoid arthritis

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Sodium urate crystals are deposited in the soft tissues of the joints

Gouty arthritis

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Surgically replacing damaged joints with artificial joints

Arthroplasty

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Forcible wrenching or twisting of a joint that stretches or tears its ligaments but not dislocate the bones

Sprain

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Stretched or partially torn muscle

Strain

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Pain in a joint

Arthralgia

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Removal of a bursa

Bursectomy

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Inflammation of cartilage

Chondritis

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Displacement of a bone from a joint with tearing of ligaments, tendons, and articular capsules

Dislocation

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Inflammation of a synovial membrane in a joint

Synovitis