Synovial process | definition of synovial process by Medical dictionary
synovial process (1) An obsolete term formerly used for any fold or redundancy of the synovial membrane—e.g., pigmented villonodular synovitis.
(2) Synovial villus; villus synovialis [NH3/NA6].
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Histologically, PVNS reveals a hypertrophic synovial process
that is characterized by villous, nodular, or villonodular proliferation and hemosiderin pigmentation.
MRI of this case showed erosions on both sides of the joint, which is consistent with a synovial process
The appearance of PVNS on MRI is often characteristic; it presents as a heterogeneous synovial process
that extends away from the joint space.