Acute Knee Pain in a Child Due to Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis.

@inproceedings{Cm2015AcuteKP,
  title={Acute Knee Pain in a Child Due to Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis.},
  author={Hong Cm and Hing Lt},
  year={2015}
}
  • Hong Cm, Hing Lt
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • INTRODUCTION:Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a proliferative condition of the synovium, which is composed of nodules and/or villi and has an abundant number of hemosiderin-laden macrophages. CASE REPORT:A 10-year-old boy presented with an acute irritable knee. Emergency arthroscopy showed a nodular PVNS in the intercondylar notch. The symptoms resolved after resection of the lesion. CONCLUSION:PVNS of the knee in children is a rare entity. It can be one of the causes of acute… CONTINUE READING

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