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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 30, Issue 8, pp 475–477 | Cite as

Synovial osteochondromatosis complicating pilon fracture of the tibia

  • Philip Robinson
  • Richard W. Whitehouse
  • Anthony J. Freemont
  • David Ellis
Case Report

Abstract. 

A case of previously undiagnosed synovial osteochondromatosis complicating a tibial pilon fracture is presented. The entrapment of osteochondral bodies within the fracture margin prevented complete reduction of the fracture and necessitated surgical intervention.

Keywords Synovial osteochondromatosis Fractures tibia Ankle Radiograph CT 

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© International Skeletal Society 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Robinson
    • 1
  • Richard W. Whitehouse
    • 1
  • Anthony J. Freemont
    • 2
  • David Ellis
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Central Manchester Healthcare Trust, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UKGB
  2. 2.Department of Osteoarticular Pathology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UKGB
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Central Manchester Healthcare Trust, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UKGB

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