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pigmented vilonodular synovitis

João Madruga Dias, Maria Manuela Costa, Artur Duarte, José A Pereira da Silva
Pigmented Vilonodular Synovitis is a rare clinical entity characterized as a synovial membrane benign tumour, despite possible aggressive presentation with articular destruction. The localized variant is four times less frequent and the shoulder involvement is uncommon. We present the case of a Caucasian 59 year-old patient, who presented with left shoulder pain, of uncharacteristic quality, with local swelling and marked functional limitation of 1 month duration. Shoulder ultrasonography showed subacromial bursitis...
July 2013: Acta Médica Portuguesa
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