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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A case of idiopathic bursal synovial chondromatosis resembling rheumatoid arthritis.
Articular synovial chondromatosis is a benign, slowly progressive condition with a strong tendency to eventual resolution.
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.
The expression of fibroblast growth factor-2 and fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 in chondrocytes in synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint.
After radiography and ultrasound, the differential diagnosis was rice body formation or synovial chondromatosis. Subsequent MRI demonstrated numerous flake-shaped lesions, iso-intense on T1- and T2-weighted images with clear delineation of the flake-shaped lesions on the T2-weighted images (Fig.
Synovial chondromatosis and other articular tumors.
(5) The clinical features of a ganglion cyst on the PCL may mimic internal derangement of the knee and should be differentiated from meniscal tears, meniscal cyst, synovial proliferation disorders, synovial chondromatosis, synovial hemangioma and synovial sarcoma.
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.
Greene, "Synovial chondromatosis ofthe distal radioulnar joint: a case report," The Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.