What is transient synovitis (TS)?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Christine C Whitelaw, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Transient synovitis (TS) is the most common cause of acute hip pain in children aged 3-10 years. The disease causes arthralgia and arthritis secondary to a transient inflammation of the synovium of the hip.


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