Rheumatol Int 2020 Apr 9;40(4):657-661. Epub 2019 Dec 9.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Myongji Hospital, Hanyang University College of Medicine, 55, Hwasu-ro 14beon-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, 10475, South Korea.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a proliferative disease that develops in the synovium of joints, especially the knee joints. A 52-year-old man visited our hospital with left knee pain, swelling and symptoms of collapse. Twenty-one years earlier, he had undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using an active bioprosthetic composite (ABC) as an artificial ligament. Read More