Synovial osteochondromatosis - hip

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

40 yr old male with pain in hip since 2 yrs

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Radiograph shows soft tissue calcification around left hip joint.

Modality: CT
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Synovial osteochondromatosis is the conversion of synovial connective tissue to cartilage. It is synovial metaplasia to form cartilage. 

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Case Information

rID: 6307
Case created: 30th May 2009
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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