Synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Yi-Jin Kuok


Right hip pain

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Right hip osteochondromatosis

Left femoral acetabular impingement syndrome (CAM type)


Osteochondromatosis can either be primary or secondary.

Secondary forms are usually due to osteoarthritis.

Given that the patient has a CAM type FAI on the left and that this condition is usually bilateral, it is proposed that the patient has CAM FAI on the right as well.

It is proposed that osteochondromatosis in this patient may be secondary to a FAI-CAM type.

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Case information

rID: 17311
Case created: 3rd Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Jan 2016
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