Pigmented villonodular synovitis- ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Known case of pigmented villonodular synovitis. Referred for radiograph and knee ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: about 45 yrs
Gender: Female

Radiographs : Joint space reduction, dense soft tissue shadow involving joint.

Ultrasound : Hypoechoic well-defined masses with vascularity in suprapatellar - infrapatellar region, along medial - lateral joint lines, posterior aspect of knee .  Herniation of synovial proliferation through previous arthroscopy port sites - both sides of patella. 

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rID: 22916
Published: 3rd May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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