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Primary synovial osteochondromatosis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint, literature review of a rare presentation and a case report.

Khan, Z and Yousri, T and Chakrabarti, D and Awasthi, R and Ashok, N (2010) Primary synovial osteochondromatosis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint, literature review of a rare presentation and a case report. Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 16 (2). e1-3. ISSN 1460-9584. This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login Ids

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Abstract

Synovial osteochondromatosis is a rare condition, found mainly in larger joints, where as it is particularly rarer in small joints especially the metatarsophalangeal joint. We report the case of a 45-year-old man with primary synovial osteochondromatosis in the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Following surgical intervention, the diagnosis was confirmed with histological examination. The patient had successful management and is completely symptom free on 12-month review. A summary of the case and review of the current literature with the incidence of this condition and risks involved are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login Ids
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal. Orthopaedics
WO Surgery
Divisions: Planned IP Care > Trauma and Orthopaedics
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Depositing User: Mr Philip O'Reilly
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2014 10:54
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2014 10:54
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/494

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