Pigmented villonodular synovitis- ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: about 45 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: Ultrasound

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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Case Information

rID: 22916
Case created: 3rd May 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
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