Synovial chondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Juliana Tsuruta

Presentation

Presenting with swelling. History of fracture on the contralateral wrist (not shown).

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Multiple small osteochondral bodies are seen at the radial aspect of the STT joint. The joint spaces are preserved and there is no evidence of degenerative changes. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a rare location of synovial chondromatosis, which is more commonly seen involving the knee.

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Case information

rID: 70469
Published: 21st Aug 2019
Last edited: 30th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Redcliffe Hospital

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