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Arthroscopic treatment of pigmented villonodular synovitis of the shoulder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11154374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) rarely affects the shoulder. Fewer than 30 cases have been reported in the English and French language literature. In those patients, PVNS was treated by open surgery involving total or local synovectomy, sometimes associated with total shoulder replacement, cuff tear repair, or arthroplastic head resection. The authors report 2 cases of PVNS of the shoulder treated arthroscopically and discuss the advantages and limitations of this technique in the treatment of shoulder PVNS.
Authors:
X Mahieu; G Chaouat; J L Blin; A Frank; P Hardy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1526-3231     ISO Abbreviation:  Arthroscopy     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-19     Completed Date:  2001-02-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506498     Medline TA:  Arthroscopy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bezons Hospital, Paris, France. xaviermahieu@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arthroscopy
Chronic Disease
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Humerus / radiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Shoulder Joint / radiography,  surgery*
Synovitis / diagnosis,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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