Synovial hemangioma: an unusual cause of chronic anterior knee pain in children

Authors

  • Purushotham Lingaiah Department of Orthopaedics, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Vineet Thomas Abraham Department of Orthopaedics, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20241719

Keywords:

Synovial hemangioma, Diagnostic MRI, Arthroscopy, Chronic knee pain

Abstract

Synovial hemangioma is an uncommon cause of chronic anterior knee pain. The non-specific clinical presentation leads to delay in diagnosis. MRI is diagnostic and should be considered early in evaluation to plan treatment and prevent functional disability. We present a case of unilateral synovial hemangioma of the knee in a child with pain, swelling and restricted knee mobility. Arthroscopy can be diagnostic and therapeutic in such cases.

 

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2024-06-26

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