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synovial chondromatosis

Tuesday 15 October 2013

synovial osteochondromatosis, primary synovial osteochondromatosis, synovial chondrometaplasia; Reichel’s syndrome or Reichel-Jones-Henderson syndrome, named after Friedrich Paul Reichel, Hugh Toland Jones and Melvin Starkey Henderson.

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Definition: Synovial chondromatosis is a disease affecting the synovium, a thin flexible membrane around a joint.

Images

- hyaline nodules; myxoid degeneration; +/- hypercellularity; binucleation

Synopsis

- hyaline nodules
- myxoid degeneration
- +/- hypercellularity
- binucleation

See also

- synovial anomalies