Synovial Hemangioma of the Knee with Recurrent Effusion and Pain: a Case Report

  • Mohammad Naghi Tahmasbi Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mohammad Reza Sobhan Mail Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Kaveh Bashti Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Amir Shahriar Ariamanesh Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Knee joint, Synovial hemangioma, Recurrent knee hemarthrosis, Vascular malformation

Abstract

Synovial hemangioma is a rare benign malformation of the synovium. It presents frequently in the knee with pain, tenderness, intermittent swelling and recurrent hemarthrosis. MRI can be helpful in diagnosis of synovial hemangioma. In this paper, we present a 45-year-old lady with chronic symptoms and obscure clinical symptoms for 35 years which finally diagnosed and managed arthroscopically as synovial hemangioma of the knee. The patient`s complaints resolved efficiently with no recurrence after one year.

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Tahmasbi MN, Sobhan MR, Bashti K, Ariamanesh AS. Synovial Hemangioma of the Knee with Recurrent Effusion and Pain: a Case Report. Acta Med Iran. 52(8):644-646.
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