Intra-articular synovial sarcoma treated with a transfemoral amputation: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Gresswell2013IntraarticularSS,
  title={Intra-articular synovial sarcoma treated with a transfemoral amputation: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Steven D Gresswell and Anthony A Corsini and Luke H Balsamo and Edward F. Miles},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 8},
  pages={e956-62}
}
A case of monophasic intra-articular synovial sarcoma in the right knee of a 39-year-old active duty serviceman treated with a transfemoral amputation is presented. The patient was evaluated for right knee pain and fullness. After further workup, the patient underwent computed tomography guided biopsy, with the tissue specimen consistent with intra-articular synovial sarcoma. The patient elected for a transfemoral amputation rather than limb or joint-sparing surgery. The gross specimen measured… CONTINUE READING