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Pigmented villonodular synovitis

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

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Tumor Type: 
Tumors of Bone
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Benign

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

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Tumor Type: 
Tumors of Bone
Benign/Malignant: 
Benign

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a locally aggressive synovial tumor. There are two forms of PVNS: diffuse and nodular. Nodular occurs most commonly in the hands and diffuse is found most commonly in the knee. PVNS may also occur in the hips and ankle.
PVNS has the highest prevalence during the third and fourth decades and it affects males and females equally.
It presents as a painless or mildly painful joint with swelling.The radiological appearance of PVNS depends on the location.
Treatment of PVNS is surgical excision.

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Sinovitis Villonodular Pigmentada

Sinovitis villonodular pigmentada (SVP) es un tumor localmente agresivo sinovial. Hay dos formas de la SVP: difusa y nodular. Nodular es más frecuente en las manos y difusa se encuentra más comúnmente en la rodilla. SVP también puede ocurrir en las caderas y el tobillo.
SVP tiene la mayor prevalencia durante la tercera y cuarta década y afecta a hombres y mujeres por igual.
Se presenta como un conjunto indoloras o levemente dolorosa con la hinchazón.El aspecto radiológico de la SVP depende de la localización.
El tratamiento de la SVP es la excisión quirúrgica.

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