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Primary Synovial Chondromatosis of the Hip in Adolescent-A Case Report

Journal: Journal of Clinical Case Studies (Vol.1, No. 6)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : Synovial chondromatosis; Painful hip; Child;

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Synovial chondromatosis is an uncommon disorder characterised by the formation of multiple cartilaginous nodules within the synovium and most commonly affects large joints, such as the hip and knee, but it also may be localisated an extraarticulary. It usually present an adult population and is rare in children. The main symptoms are pain, swelling, and limitation of movements in the affected joint. Diagnosis is generally confirmed by the histologycal analysis after clinical and radiological examination. The autors report the synovial chondromatosis presenting in the hip of the 17 year-old boy and discuss the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare lesion based on current literature.

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