Synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Utkarsh Kabra

Presentation

Pain left hip

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
MRI

Synovial thickening and proliferation is seen in the left hip joint with multiple low signal intra-articular loose bodies of variable sizes which are likely calcified/ossified.

The left hip joint space is mildly reduced with subtle subchondral marrow edema involving the anterior column of the acetabulum, and a small subchondral cyst in the medial aspect of left femoral head – likely secondary degenerative changes.

Linear hypointense line with adjacent subtle marrow edema is seen in right superior pubic ramus - possibly representing a stress fracture.

Case Discussion

Synovial thickening and proliferation is seen in left hip joint with multiple ossified / calcified intraarticular loose bodies of variable sizes-synovial osteochondromatosis.

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Case information

rID: 62824
Published: 6th Sep 2018
Last edited: 6th Sep 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: getwell polyclinic and hospital

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