Secondary synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Bilateral knee pain and clinical genu varus.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Multiple intra-articular calcified loose bodies are present, bilaterally.

Severe degenerative changes as joint space narrowing, sub chondral sclerosis and osteophyte formation are also evident which are more prominent at medial sides of both knees. 

Case Discussion

Secondary synovial chondromatosis (SOC) is a disorder that results in intra-articular loose bodies as a result of trauma, osteoarthrosis, or neuropathic arthropathy.

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Case information

rID: 54240
Published: 29th Jun 2017
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2017
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