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Chondromatosis, Synovial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chondromatosis, Synovial
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.287
Unique ID
D015838
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015838
Annotation
non-neoplastic progressive joint metaplasia
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Henderson-Jones Syndrome
Osteochondromatosis, Synovial
Reichel's Syndrome
Synovial Chondromatosis
Synovial Chondrometaplasia
Synovial Osteochondromatosis
Previous Indexing
Chondroma (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
1993/05/24
Chondromatosis, Synovial Preferred
Osteochondromatosis, Synovial Related
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