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Localized pigmented villonodular synovitis of the posterior capsule of the knee.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19634733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Localized pigmented villonodular synovitis involving the posterior intra-articular structures of the knee joint is rare. We report a case of localized pigmented villonodular synovitis arising from the posterior capsule of the knee joint in a patient who presented with a history of repeated joint effusions and loss of terminal knee flexion. After successful, complete removal of the mass through the posteromedial portal, the patient was asymptomatic, with no evidence of recurrence during the 26-month follow-up period.
Dong Ju Chae; Gautam M Shetty; Ki Hoon Kang; Ji Hoon Kim; Kyung Wook Nha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of knee surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1538-8506     ISO Abbreviation:  J Knee Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-28     Completed Date:  2009-08-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137599     Medline TA:  J Knee Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bonplus Hospital, Seoul, South Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Arthralgia / physiopathology,  surgery
Joint Capsule / pathology,  surgery*
Knee Joint / physiopathology,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Range of Motion, Articular / physiology
Synovitis, Pigmented Villonodular / diagnosis*,  surgery*

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