Synovial osteochondromatosis of hip

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right hip pain 9 months. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Magnified cropped image of right hip shows multiple tiny ossified bodies involving hip joint. 

Modality: X-ray

 Multiple tiny ossified bodies involving right hip joint. 

Modality: Ultrasound

 Multiple tiny ossified bodies involving right hip joint. 

Case Discussion

Ther are multiple ossided or calcified bodies of similar size in right hip joint favouring synovial chondromatosis.

MRI will demonstrate more number bodies than radiograph, because it additionally picks up chondral bodies.

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Case Information

rID: 10526
Case created: 19th Aug 2010
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
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