Synovial chondromatosis of the subtalar joint - A case report and review of the literature


KERİMOĞLU S. , Aynaci O. , SARACOGLU M., ÇOBANOĞLU Ü.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, cilt.98, ss.318-321, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 98 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7547/0980318
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.318-321

Özet

Synovial chondromatosis is an uncommon disorder characterized by the formation of multiple cartilaginous nodules within the synovium and most commonly affects large joints, such as the knee and hip. Diagnosis in synovial chondromatosis is generally confirmed by histology after clinical and radiologic examination. Diagnosis may sometimes be difficult because synovial chondromatosis resembles a soft-tissue mass and may give no radiologic findings. We describe a case of synovial chondromatosis stemming from the subtalar joint, in which diagnosis was difficult clinically and radiologically. The patient presented with pain in the ankle and with a soft-tissue mass. This case is presented with a review of the literature on subtalar joint involvement of synovial chondromatosis.