synovial chondromatosis


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chondromatosis

 [kon″dro-mah-to´sis]
formation of multiple chondromas.
synovial chondromatosis a rare condition in which cartilage is formed in the synovial membrane of joints, tendon sheaths, or bursae, sometimes becoming detached and producing a number of loose bodies.

syn·o·vi·al chon·dro·ma·to·sis

chondromatosis or osteocartilaginous nodules occurring in the synovial membrane of a joint.

Reichel,

P.,
Reichel syndrome - swelling and motion limitation of knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Synonym(s): synovial chondromatosis

chondromatosis

formation of multiple chondromas.

synovial chondromatosis
a rare condition in which cartilage is formed in the synovial membrane of joints, tendon sheaths or bursae, sometimes becoming detached and producing a number of loose bodies.
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Other diffuse proliferative pathologies of the synovium like pigmented villonodular synovitis, synovial chondromatosis, synovial hemangioma, and RA must be considered in the differential diagnosis of LA.
Results of total hip and total knee arthroplasties in patients with synovial chondromatosis.
After radiography and ultrasound, the differential diagnosis was rice body formation or synovial chondromatosis.
MRI appearances of multiple rice body formation in chronic subacromial and subdeltoid bursitis, in association with synovial chondromatosis.
Synovial chondromatosis is a rare pathology of unknown etiology characterized by multinodular cartilaginous proliferation in the synovium.
This distinction is important, as PVNS can be associated with synovial chondromatosis, (11) the latter apparently being a metaplastic response to chronic injury.
The presence of multiple intra-articular loose bodies on plain radiographs should raise suspicion of primary synovial chondromatosis.
CT is the modality of choice for discriminating this pathology from synovial chondromatosis.
1,2) Several clinical abnormalities associated with OPK have been reported, including rheumatoid arthritis, synovial chondromatosis, and, more frequently, dermatological pathologies (such as dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata, keloid formations and scleroderma-like lesions).
Extraskeletal chondromas occur as multiple nodules of synovial chondromatosis within a joint, as a solitary lesion within or adjacent to joint, or as an isolated cartilagenous lesion in the soft tissues, mostly of the hands and feet.
Findings on histopathologic evaluation were consistent with synovial chondromatosis.
Synovial chondromatosis presenting as painless soft tissue mass: a report of 19 cases.