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Disease Chondromatosis, Synovial

Name Chondromatosis, Synovial
Synonyms Chondromatoses, Synovial | Chondrometaplasias, Synovial | Chondrometaplasia, Synovial | Henderson Jones Syndrome | Henderson-Jones Syndrome | Osteochondromatoses, Synovial | Osteochondromatosis, Synovial | Reichel's Syndrome | Reichels Syndrome | Reichel Syndrome | Syndrome, Henderson-Jones | Syndrome, Reichel's | Synovial Chondromatoses | Synovial Chondromatosis | Synovial Chondrometaplasia | Synovial Chondrometaplasias | Synovial Osteochondromatoses | Synovial Osteochondromatosis
Definition Rare, benign, chronic, progressive metaplasia in which cartilage is formed in the synovial membranes of joints, tendon sheaths, or bursae. Some of the metaplastic foci can become detached producing loose bodies. When the loose bodies undergo secondary calcification, the condition is called synovial osteochondromatosis.
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D015838

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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Joint Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Chondromatosis, Synovial

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Chondromatosis, Synovial
  Synovial Chondromatosis, Familial, with Dwarfism