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Rheumatoid Synovial Cyst of the Hip: Report of Three Cases.

Coventry, Mark B.; Polley, Howard F.; Weiner, Alan D.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: June 1959
Case Report

Rheumatoid synovial cyst of the hip apparently is a rare developnment in the course of a relatively common disease. The occurrence of rheumatoid synovial cysts of the hips in three patients with extensive chronic rheumatoid arthritis of fifteen or more years' duration is described. Theories as to pathogenesis of this condition, the differential diagnosis of inguinal masses, and the treatment of rheumatoid synovial cysts in the inguinal region are discussed.

Copyright 1959 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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