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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-38

Synovial chondromatosis in a young child: A rare presentation

Department of Orthopaedics, Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dr. Kuppa Srinivas
Government General Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.153318

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Synovial chondromatosis is a benign cartilaginous metaplasia of the synovium, which may affect any synovial joint. Knee joint is the most commonly involved joint presenting with pain swelling and restricted movements. It usually occurs aged 30 to 50 years and is extremely rare in children. Diagnosis is made by radiographs, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and on surgery.

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