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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-124

A hypertrophic mass-like synovium

Department of Radiology, King Fahd Hospital of the University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Date of Web Publication16-Apr-2018

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DOI: 10.4103/sjmms.sjmms_35_18

PMID: 30787835

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Al Muhaish M. A hypertrophic mass-like synovium. Saudi J Med Med Sci 2018;6:121-4

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Al Muhaish M. A hypertrophic mass-like synovium. Saudi J Med Med Sci [serial online] 2018 [cited 2022 Jan 19];6:121-4. Available from: https://www.sjmms.net/text.asp?2018/6/2/121/230179

A 22-year-old female presented to an orthopedic surgeon with a history of right knee pain and swelling for the past few months. The patient had no history of trauma and fever. Physical examination revealed moderate knee joint effusion with a limited range of motion. For further evaluation, the patient underwent radiography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [Figure 1].
Figure 1: Radiography and magnetic resonance imaging of the affected knee

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What are the findings and diagnosis?

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Murphey MD, Rhee JH, Lewis RB, Fanburg-Smith JC, Flemming DJ, Walker EA, et al. Pigmented villonodular synovitis: Radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics 2008;28:1493-518.  Back to cited text no. 2
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