Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

Unknown Musculoskeletal Case 11


29 y/o with knee pain.

Image Findings

Masses are noted in the joint space with focal areas of low signal on both T1 and T2 weighted sequences representing hemosiderin-laden macrophages within the noduals. (Red arrows) The synovial lining, well seen on the axial images is also dark and thickened.


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Last modified February 10, 1997
Copyright 1997 Ray Ballinger, University of Florida and VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL.
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