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What does synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder mean?

A tumor. Synovial chondromatosis is a tumor of the lining of joints. Initially it ats like a loose body in the shoulder but as it grows into many small rumors it will destroy the joint. While the tumor is benign, not cancer, it is distructive. You need it treated by an orthopedic tumor surgeon asap. Read more...

What are the complications involving synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder?

Rare . Mostly pain involving a joint with clicking, swelling, and possible decrease in motion. Rarely can this become malignant ...5% Read more...

I have synovial chondromatosis of the left hip I had surgery last year orthoscopic it came back. What do I do next surgical dislocation to remove or?

Repeat arthroscopy. Synovial chondromatosis is a condition that is known to come back. In my practice, I routinely recommend at least a second arthroscopic surgery to remove the loose pieces and synovium. Getting several opinions from hip specialists is also a good idea. Having 3 or 4 opinions for you to get the most information is a very good idea. Read more...

Synovial chondromatosis first when I was 2 years old. I had my first tumor when I was 2, and my second tumor when I was 15. Will I get more?

Unlikely for more. Synovial chondromatosis usually limited to one joint and recurrence is not common.You may have joint stiffness ,pain in the involved joint depending upon severity of disease . It is unlikely that you will get another. Read more...