DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20160713

Pigmented villonodular synovitis of hip treated by uncemented total hip arthroplasty: a case report

Saikat Sau, Chinmoy Bishwas

Abstract


Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is rare, benign proliferative disorder of the synovium of unknown origin. It is commonly seen in knee joint but hip, ankle, shoulder, wrist & other joints can be involved. It is usually seen in young adults from 20-50 years of age. It is seen more in men than women. PVNS potentially locally aggressive disease that should be considered in younger patients who present with monoarticular joint symptoms and pathology. As per literature treatment of PSVN is total synuvectomy, specially for big joint can be replaced. Chance of recurrence is not rare. Radiation can help in recurrence case. We are presenting case of 34 years male patient with right hip pain and degenerative changes. After total hip replacement 3years follow up he has no complain still now.


Keywords


PVNS, Monoarticular degeneration, Total hip replacement

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