Diagnostic features of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee.

@article{Flandry1994DiagnosticFO,
  title={Diagnostic features of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee.},
  author={F C Flandry and Jack C Hughston and Sandra B. McCann and David M Kurtz},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1994},
  volume={298},
  pages={212-20}
}
Twenty-five cases of diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee in 23 patients were reviewed to identify characteristic clinical presentations and histologic findings. All cases met strict histologic criteria for diagnosis. Clinical presentation consisted of insidious and progressive symptoms of significant joint swelling with discomfort, but not isolated pain. On physical examination, a suprapatellar pouch that was markedly distended by either effusion, synovial masses, or both, and… CONTINUE READING

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