The treatment of pigmented villonodular synovitis of the hip. A case report and literature review.


Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVS) is a rare occurrence in the hip joint. A 33-year-old female with PVS of the right hip was successfully treated by synovectomy and total hip arthroplasty. The literature includes 64 cases of PVS involving the hip, with an average patient age of 34.8 years. Multiple methods of initial treatment were encountered including… (More)


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