[Diagnosis and surgical therapy of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the hip joint].

@article{Thielke2002DiagnosisAS,
  title={[Diagnosis and surgical therapy of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the hip joint].},
  author={K H Thielke and B. Hillrichs and R. M{\"u}nzenmaier and Volker Echtermeyer},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  year={2002},
  volume={105 5},
  pages={467-70}
}
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the hip is a monoarticular proliferative process involving the synovial membrane. A chronic inflammation as well as a neoplastic process have been proposed in the literature. PVNS is usually found in adults aged 20-50 years, without sex predilection. The knee is by far the commonest location, followed by the hip… CONTINUE READING