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A Recurrent Synovial Osteochondromatosis of the Knee: A Case Report

Authors Manandhar S, Li J, Lu XC, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Liu Y, Zhang C

Received 23 November 2020

Accepted for publication 12 January 2021

Published 10 February 2021 Volume 2021:14 Pages 67—72

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S292283

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 2

Editor who approved publication: Professor Ronald Prineas


Sripur Manandhar, Jiazhen Li, Xin-Chang Lu, Yan Zhang, Yi Zhang, Yongkui Liu, Chao Zhang

Department of Orthopedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, People’s Republic of China

Correspondence: Jiazhen Li
Department of Orthopedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, No. 1 Jianshe East Road, Zhengzhou, 450052, People’s Republic of China
Tel +8613803853758
Email jzhli6411@163.com

Abstract: We report a case of a farmer who presented with synovial osteochondromatosis of his right knee that mimicked a huge hardball. A synovial proliferative disease associated with metaplasia of cartilage resulting in sporadic multiple intra-articular and extra-articular loose bodies. Our focus is to report a rare case successfully operated which has an educational significance in clinical practice.

Keywords: synovial osteochondromatosis, osteocartilaginous nodules, chondrosarcoma, synovial sarcoma, synovectomy

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