Synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Knee pain

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Female

Multiple ill defined calcifications are seen around the knee joint. The articular margins are normal.

No erosions see. No sclerotic/ lytic lesions in bone.

Case Discussion

Synovial osteochondromatosis is abnormal proliferation of the synovium where in multiple osteochondral lesions are seen adherent to synovium. Large joints like knee, shoulder are most commonly affected. Smaller joints of hands and feet are rarely involved.

Final diagnosis- Synovial osteochondromatosis

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Case information

rID: 16081
Published: 17th Dec 2011
Last edited: 3rd May 2020
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