Fasciitis-like proliferation in the knee joint


      We describe the case of fasciitis-like proliferation in the knee joint in a 52-year-old man. The polypoid lesion developed from the synovial joint capsule around the quadriceps tendon and was impinging on the patellofemoral joint. Histologic and immunohistochemical studies revealed a myofibroblastic proliferation similar to nodular fasciitis. Until now, only 3 other cases have been reported in the English and Japanese language literature.
      Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Vol 19, No 4 (April), 2003: pp E33–E33


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