Synovial osteochondromatosis - TMJ

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Singl sagittal proton density image through the TMJ demonstrates multiple small intra-articular loose bodies are present markedly expanding the TMJ joint capsule. These are associated with extensive degenerative change of the condyle. This, therefore, most likely demonstrates secondary synovial osteochondromatosis. 

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