Arthroscopic treatment of localized pigmented villonodular synovitis: long-term functional results.

@article{Rhee2010ArthroscopicTO,
  title={Arthroscopic treatment of localized pigmented villonodular synovitis: long-term functional results.},
  author={Peter C Rhee and Adam A Sassoon and Siraj A Sayeed and Michael S Stuart and Diane Lynn Dahm},
  journal={American journal of orthopedics},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={E90-4}
}
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a proliferative disorder that may lead to joint destruction and activity limitation. We conducted a retrospective study to determine the long-term results of localized PVNS (LPVNS) treated with arthroscopic excision, specifically with respect to postoperative activity level and symptom resolution. We reviewed the cases of 11 patients who had been treated with arthroscopic excision and partial synovectomy of LPVNS and been followed up for a mean of 112… CONTINUE READING

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