Synovial chondromatosis caused mechanical snapping elbow: a case report

Open Access J Sports Med. 2015 Jul 7;6:225-8. doi: 10.2147/OAJSM.S83717. eCollection 2015.


Synovial chondromatosis is a rare and benign proliferative disorder of the synovial membrane in joints and bursae. Herein, we present the case of a 34-year-old male with synovial chondromatosis that caused limitation in the elbow joint in terms of mechanical function.

Keywords: chondromatosis; elbow; loose bodies; mechanical block.

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  • Case Reports