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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.

chon·dro·ma·to·sis

(kon'drō-mă-tō'sis),
Presence of multiple tumor-like foci of cartilage.

chondromatosis

/chon·dro·ma·to·sis/ (-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 being detached and producing a number of loose bodies.

chondromatosis

(kŏn′drō-mə-tō′sĭs)
n.
The presence of multiple chondromas.

chondromatosis

[kon′drōmətō′sis]
a condition characterized by the presence of many cartilaginous tumors. A kind of chondromatosis is synovial chondroma.

chon·dro·ma·to·sis

(kon'drō-mă-tō'sis)
Presence of multiple tumorlike foci of cartilage.

chondromatosis

Multiple benign cartilage tumours in bone occurring most commonly in the hands. A spontaneous break (pathological fracture) sometimes occurs from thinning and weakening of bone.

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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Synovial chondromatosis (SC) is a disease commonly affecting large joints including knee, hip, and shoulder.
The aim of this study was to show a rare pattern of appearance of synovial chondromatosis within Hoffa's fat pad in a 63-year-old female patient as a cause of Hoffa's fat pad impingement, as well as to point out diagnostic and treatment procedures.
Differential diagnosis includes pigmented villonodular synovitis, synovial hemangioma, rheumatoid arthritis, synovial lipoma, and synovial chondromatosis (3, 6).
After radiography and ultrasound, the differential diagnosis was rice body formation or synovial chondromatosis.
Synovial chondromatosis may be considered in cases where multiple intra-articular bodies are seen on plain radiography or their cartilaginous nature revealed by MR imaging.
A case of enchondroma of the skull base--a manifestation of generalized chondromatosis [in Japanese].
These may result from degenerative change, injury where an articular fragment may separate, osteochondritis dissecans, olecranon impingement and synovial chondromatosis.
Various developmental malformations have been reported to be associated with osteopoikilosis, including: coarctation of the aorta, double ureter, pubertas praecox, urogenital defects, growth abnormalities, peptic ulcer, diabetes mellitus at the endodermal strata level; arthritis, exostoses, osteitis condensans ilii, Klippel-Feil Syndrome, melorheostosis, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy, dacryocystitis, giant cell tumor, fibrous dysplasia, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, synovial chondromatosis at the mesodermal level; facial abnormalities, hare lip, dental abnormalities, dermatofibrosis lenticularis disseminata, keloid formation, plantar and palmar keratomas at the ectodermal level (14-16).
Chapter 4 is about the techniques for the removal of loose bodies and the excision of PVNS/ sinovial chondromatosis.
11,12,14,20) Neoplasms reported in great horned owls include synovial chondromatosis, (21) mast cell tumor, (22) proventricular adenocarcinoma, (23) mucinous adenocarcinoma of the tongue, (24) histiocytic sarcoma, (25) and squamous cell carcinoma.