Secondary synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Chronic pain and decreased ROM in the left knee. pain and swelling flared up after a minor trauma 2 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 67
Gender: Male

There is medial and lateral tibial femoral joint space narrowing with associated subchondral sclerosis and marginal osteophytes.There is a large joint effusion. The articular surfaces are eburnated. 

There are multiple ossific fragments in the knee joint predominantly in the suprapatellar region indicative of synovial osteochondromatosis. There is also chondrocalcinosis of the menisci.

Case Discussion

Features of secondary osteochondromatosis and also chondrocalcinosis secodnary to severe osteoarthritis in the knee joint.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 45988
Case created: 15th Jun 2016
Last edited: 16th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.