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  • Articular
  • Structurally, the articulating surfaces of the SC joint are separated by a fibrocartilaginous articular disc which has functional mobility in the anteroposterior and vertical axis. (statpearls.com)
  • tenderness
  • The popping or cracking noise may be accompanied by breast bone pain , tenderness and/or joint swelling . (healthhype.com)
  • Joint pain or tenderness, and swelling affecting one or more joints for at least six weeks, in patients under the age of 16 years, are diagnostic of JIA. (scielo.org.za)
  • Palpation of the affected chondrosternal joints of the chest wall elicits tenderness. (aafp.org)
  • arthritis
  • This demonstrated a large inflammatory mass in the root of the neck extending into the superior mediastinum, with no evidence of abscess formation or any evidence of SCJ joint arthritis, either clinically or radiologically. (biomedcentral.com)
  • F. Martetschlager, R. J. Warth, and P. J. Millett, "Instability and degenerative arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint: a current concepts review," The American Journal of Sports Medicine , vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 999-1007, 2014. (hindawi.com)
  • This may occur if there is erosion of the bone or joint lining which occurs as a consequence of certain types of arthritis that persist over a long period of time. (healthhype.com)
  • These types of arthritis do not commonly affect these joints or cause clicking but it may be possible in widespread cases of arthritis. (healthhype.com)
  • Joint degeneration due to chronic arthritis could cause a grating sound. (healthhype.com)
  • You are a little too young for joint disease unless you have previous history of juvenile arthritis . (healthtap.com)
  • cartilage
  • Diameters of tendons, bursae, cartilage, erosions, hypoechoic rims around tendons and at joints were measured with regard to established standard scans. (bmj.com)
  • Hypoechoic rims were normally present in joints and tendon sheaths owing to physiological synovial fluid and/or cartilage. (bmj.com)
  • Chondromalacia is damage to the cartilage surfaces of joints. (healthtap.com)
  • fluid
  • The SC joint is one of five articulations that permit fluid movement of the shoulder girdle. (statpearls.com)
  • Fluid in bursae as well as hypoechoic rims within joints and around tendons are common findings in healthy people. (bmj.com)
  • Various injections such as cortisone , hyaluronic acid /joint fluid or platelet-rich plasma are reasonable options. (healthtap.com)