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What is the definition of Synovial Osteochondromatosis?
Synovial Chondromatosis is a type of non-cancerous tumor that arises in the lining of a joint. The knee is most commonly affected, however it can affect any joint. The tumors begin as small nodules of cartilage. These nodules can separate and become loose within the joint. Some tumors may be no larger than a grain of rice. Signs and symptoms may include pain, swelling, a decreased range of motion, and locking of the joint. The exact underlying cause of the condition is unknown.
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What are the alternative names for Synovial Osteochondromatosis?
  • Synovial Chondromatosis
  • Synovial osteochondromatosis
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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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