Synovial chondromatosis of four compartments of the knee: medial and lateral tibiofemoral spaces, patellofemoral joint and proximal tibiofibular joint
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Abstract A case of synovial chondromatosis of the proximal tibiofibular joint in addition to lateral and medial tibiofemoral spaces and patellofemoral joint has been presented.common among older patients. Diagnosis is established when articular cartilage is shed from the joint surfaces and embedded in the synovium where it may continue to grow, generally due to loose bodies and degenerative joint disease. Although the disease affects almost any synovial joint, it most frequently involves the knee joint, followed by the hip and elbow joint [4, 5, 7–10, 12, 13]. We present a case of synovial chondromatosis of the medial and lateral tibiofemoral spaces, and the patellofemoral and proximal tibiofibular joints.