Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_33»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_33»
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A rare case of a swollen knee
due to disseminated synovial chondromatosis: a case report
A synovial chondromatosis is a
rare benign neoplasm on the synovium. Although described as a benign disease,
it can be very destructive and can cause severe osteoarthritis and pain. To the
best of our knowledge, we report the first known case of an extensive
presentation of this intra-articular and extra-articular disease of the knee
A 49-year-old Caucasian man
presented with right knee pain and stiffness caused by diffuse intra-articular
and extra-articular synovial chondromatosis. He underwent careful preoperative
imaging and planning followed by a two-stage arthroscopic and open procedure in
order to completely eradicate the disease. He has regained full range of
movement, but continues to experience residual pain due to severe
Although synovial chondromatosis
is described as a benign disease, it can be very destructive and debilitating.
A challenging management dilemma arises when confronted with both synovial
chondromatosis and osteoarthritis.
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