Synovial osteochondromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

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Suspected epicondylitis.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

In all compartments, there are numerous calcified intra-articular bodies with early osteoarthritis of the radial head.

Case Discussion

Synovial chondromatosis arthropathy is a type of benign neoplastic process that leads to the formation of loose osteocartilaginous bodies within the joint cavity. This condition generally affects patients over the age of 50 and affects both men and women equally.

 

Case courtesy: Prof Fabio Denicolò

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Case information

rID: 57045
Published: 4th Dec 2017
Last edited: 28th Nov 2019
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