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Plica Syndrome

Plica Syndrome: Introduction

Plica Syndrome: Plica (PLI-kah) syndrome occurs when plicae (bands of synovial tissue) are irritated by overuse or injury. Synovial plicae are the remains of tissue ... more about Plica Syndrome.

Plica Syndrome: Knee inflammation usually triggered by overuse or injury. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Plica Syndrome is available below.

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Plica (PLI-kah) syndrome occurs when plicae (bands of synovial tissue) are irritated by overuse or injury. Synovial plicae are the remains of tissue pouches found in the early stages of fetal development.

As the fetus develops, these pouches normally combine to form one large synovial cavity. If this process is incomplete, plicae remain as four folds or bands of synovial tissue within the knee. Injury, chronic overuse, or inflammatory conditions are associated with this syndrome. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Knee Problems: NIAMS)

 

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