Synovial chondromatosis of the elbow joint

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


30-year-old male patient referred by his GP with chronic left elbow pain. No history of trauma. No significant past medical or surgical history.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Multiple rounded partially calcified foci anterior to the distal humerus and elbow joint.

Mild degenerative elbow joint changes. No effusion. No acute fracture.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates primary synovial chondromatosis of the elbow.

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Case information

rID: 55062
Published: 17th Aug 2017
Last edited: 20th Aug 2017
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