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Synovitis, Pigmented Villonodular MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Synovitis, Pigmented Villonodular
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.380.690.500
C05.550.870.445.500
C05.651.869.762.500
Unique ID
D013586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013586
Scope Note
Diffuse outgrowth arising from the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE; SYNOVIAL BURSA; or TENDON sheath around the joint cavity, with extension to surrounding soft tissue. It is characterized by pigmented HEMOSIDERIN-containing MACROPHAGES; FOAM CELLS; and multinucleated GIANT CELLS. It usually occurs in the hands and feet, and around large joints, such as in the ankle and knee joints.
Entry Term(s)
Diffuse Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor
Previous Indexing
Synovitis (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SYNOVITIS 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under SYNOVITIS 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/01
Revision Date
2017/03/16
Synovitis, Pigmented Villonodular Preferred
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