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pigmented villonodular synovitis (DOID:2702)
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pigmented villonodular synovitis 
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.

Exact Synonyms: Diffuse Giant cell tumor of Tenosynovium ;   Diffuse Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor ;   Pigmented Villonodular Synovitides ;   villous tenosynovitis
Primary IDs: MESH:D013586
Alternate IDs: RDO:0006660
Xrefs: GARD:7396 ;   ICD10CM:M12.2 ;   NCI:C3401
Definition Sources: MESH:D013586

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