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Synovial Hemangioma: A Rare Case of Knee Joint Tumefaction in Children.
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PMID:  24189010     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Synovial hemangioma is a rare benign vascular malformation. We report a case of chronic swelling in the left knee of a 7-year-old boy. An intra-articular tumor of synovial origin could was detected after a magnetic resonance imaging scan. Surgical excision of the mass associated with partial synovectomy was carried out. A histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of synovial hemangioma. After 36 months of follow-up, there was no sign of recurrence. We review the literature and discuss the current case, along with noting the diagnostic methods and the therapeutic aspects of this rare and benign lesion.
Authors:
Nidal Mrani Alaoui; Najat Lamalmi; Rachida Saouab; Hassan Gourinda; Mohammed Anouar Dendane
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-11-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics and Pediatric Traumatology, Pedagogical and Pediatrics Surgical Research Unit, Faculty of Medecine of Rabat, Morocco.
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