Pigmented Villo-Nodular Synovitis

Synovial Giant Cell Tumor
  • Mario Campanacci


Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS)1 is a proliferative disorder of the synovium, occurring in a joint, a tendon sheath, or a synovial bursa. The nature of the lesion is more likely hyperplastic than neoplastic, but the causative factors are unknown.


Synovial Sarcoma Synovial Cell Diffuse Type Multinucleated Giant Cell Giant Cell Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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