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Cartilage and synovium have now been studied by electron microscopy for approximately 10 years. Ghadially and Roy, two pathologists and former collaborators at Sheffield, England, are the first to draw the scattered information about joint ultrastructure into book form. The book correctly emphasizes normal tissue, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis but also gives a disproportionate 53 pages to the authors' own studies on traumatic arthritis and hemarthrosis. Diseases such as Reiter's syndrome and pseudogout on which ultrastructural studies were reported at least 2 years ago have been omitted. As the authors point out, many joint diseases have not yet been studied
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Ultrastructure of Synovial Joints in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:157–158. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-1-157_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(1):157-158.
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