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What does PVNS stand for?

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

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Pigmented villonodular synovitis is a benign proliferative synovial process that is most commonly monoarticular.
1), (2) If gouty tophus involves soft tissue in the absence of articular disease, the tophi can be mistaken as a neoplastic lesionin However, one has to bear in mind other possible differentials such as tuberculosis, chronic rheumatoid arthritis (RA), amyloidosis, and pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).
Case report 348: pigmented villonodular synovitis arising from bursa of the pes anserinus muscle, with secondary involvement of the tibia.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an uncommon inflammatory, reactive, and pseudoneoplastic condition of unknown etiology affecting synovial-lined joints.
Lipid microspherules in synovial fluid of patients with pigmented villonodular synovitis.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS), synovial chondromatosis, RA, intraarticular lipoma, and synovial hemangiomas should be considered in the differential diagnosis of LA as they usually present with painless synovial thickening and effusion.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and x-ray studies in 2004 were interpreted as pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) involving the right hip with extraarticular extension into the pelvis (Figure 1).
DIAGNOSIS Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the elbow DISCUSSION Pigmented villonodular synovitis is an uncommon disease that affects primarily tendon sheaths and less commonly joints and bursae.

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