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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


SYNOVIAL CHONDROMATOSIS OF KNEE: A CASE REPORT


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Author Details: Mohammad Farid, Kumar Satyendra, Lal Atil Kumar, Rai Tushar, Singh Sudhir

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-1362

Print ISSN : 2395-1354

Article First Page : 75

Article End Page : 78


Abstract

Synovial chondromatosis is a rare benign condition arising from the synovial membrane of the joints, synovial sheaths or bursa around the joints. The purpose of this case report is to document this condition in younger age group as compared to age group of 30-50 yrs where it has been seen relatively more commonly, and of attachment of multiple loose bodies to anterior cruciate ligament which was treated by arthroscopic synovectomy and removal of loose bodies was done in a 22 yr old male.

Keywords: synovial chondromatosis, loose body, Knee joint, arthroscopy.