Joint Tumors

Tumors rarely affect joints, apart from the direct extension of an adjacent bone or soft tissue tumor in the joint. However, two changes occur in the synovium: synovial Condromatose and the pigmented villonodular synovitis. Both changes are benign but locally aggressive. Both usually involve a joint, usually the knee and the second most hip and can cause pain and effusion. Both are treated by synovectomy and removal of intra-articular loose…

September 3, 2018