Synovial chondromatosis

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai
Diagnosis almost certain


Knee swelling and pain.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.




Case Discussion

MR images reveal multiple masses within the joint with heterogeneous T2 hyperintensity.

Patient was operated (arthroscopic resection) and the lesions confirmed to be chondromatosis.

Final diagnosis: synovial chondromatosis (proven)

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