Acute Knee Pain in a Child Due to Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

@inproceedings{Hong2015AcuteKP,
  title={Acute Knee Pain in a Child Due to Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis},
  author={Cheung Man Hong and Lui Tun Hing},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic case reports},
  year={2015}
}
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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