Synovial chondromatosis of shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Pain in shoulder

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Multiple intra-articular loose bodies are seen in the left shoulder.

Case Discussion

In view of relatively younger age group, and lack of degenerative changes, primary synovial chondromatosis was considered. Typical appearance excludes any other differential, however, the shoulder is relatively uncommon site.

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Case information

rID: 17469
Published: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 17th Jan 2016
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