[Villonodular synovitis of the large joints]

Published online: Mar 27 1993

M Dkhissi, R Aboutaieb, M Hermas, and B Zryouil.

Service de traumatologie et d'Orthop├ędie (Aile IV), CHU IBN Rochd, Casablanca, Maroc.


The authors report 11 cases of villonodular synovitis of large joints. The problems, related to diagnosis and treatment, are discussed. The results are satisfactory when a total synovectomy is performed early, before any joint damage occurs.