Pigmented villonodular synovitis: osseous changes

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa Mahmoud El Feky

Presentation

Chronic joint swelling and pain

Patient Data

Age: 53
Modality: X-ray

Osseous changes here in diffuse PVNS are periarticular multicystic erosions with thin scelerotic border

Case Discussion

PVNS is an MRI diagnosis, but this is an example of the plain radiograph features. Its appearance on a radiograph is not diagnostic and has many differentials.

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Case Information

rID: 22344
Case created: 27th Mar 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Tag: hip
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