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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-27

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis Involving Bone – Report Of Two Cases

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V. M Soodan

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Pigmented villonodular synovitis is an uncommon condition and has been reported from the tendon sheaths and bursae. Bone involvement in Pigmented villonodular synovitis is reported and up to 1968, 29 cases had been collected in world literature, Villonodular synovitis involving bone and behaving like arthritis, though reported, is extremely rare. Similarly, there is no mention of pigmented villonodular synovitis presenting as haemangioma of the joint. Two cases of histologically proved pigmented villonodular synovitis are being presented, in one case it behaved like arthritis and in other as Haemangioma. The later had typical findings of pigmented villonodular synovitis with telangiectasia.

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