synovial chondromatosis

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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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syn·o·vi·al chon·dro·ma·to·sis

chondromatosis or osteocartilaginous nodules occurring in the synovial membrane of a joint.
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Reichel syndrome - swelling and motion limitation of knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Synonym(s): synovial chondromatosis
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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.