rice body

rice bod·y

one of the small, loose bodies found in hygromas, tendon sheaths, bursae, and joints; usually one of many small loose bodies.
Any of numerous elongated and indurated oval-to-rounded rice-like masses found in the joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, septic arthritis, TB bursitis, synovial chondromatosis.

rice body

Orthopedics Any of numerous elongated and indurated oval-to-rounded rice-like masses found in the joints of Pts with rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, septic arthritis, TB bursitis, synovial chondromatosis. Cf Joint 'mice. '.
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INTRODUCTION: Rice body formation is commonly observed in the joint and tendon sheaths among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, however only a few cases with rice bodies of tubercular origin have been mentioned in the literature.
CONCLUSION: We report a unique case of tuberculous tenosynovitis with rice body formation in absence of any other concomitant focus of tuberculous infection, managed with wide excision and category I anti--tuberculous regimen according to DOTS (Directly observed treatment short course).
Multiple rice body formation accompanying the chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of the wrist.
Multiple rice body formation in the subacromial-subdeltoid bursa and knee joint.
After radiography and ultrasound, the differential diagnosis was rice body formation or synovial chondromatosis.
The aetiology of rice body formation is still unknown.
This report describes a case with multinodular cartilaginous proliferation and rice body in the first web space of the hand, similar to synovial chondromatosis, but arising in the tenosynovial membranes.
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The sheath of the tendons of the wrist and hand has been reported as a site for rice body formation (Figure 1).
Rice body formation can also occur without any underlying systemic disorder.