Synovial Hemangioma of The Ankle Joint - A Rare Entity

  • Sahar Iqbal Department of Histopathology, Azra Naheed Medical college, Lahore
  • Tahmina Gul Department of Histopathology, Azra Naheed Medical college, Lahore
  • Sadaf Zahid Department of Histopathology, Azra Naheed Medical college, Lahore
  • Naila Atif Department of Histopathology, Azra Naheed Medical college, Lahore
  • Ikram-ul- Haq Department of Histopathology, Azra Naheed Medical college, Lahore
Keywords: Hemangioma, Ankle Joint, Synovium

Abstract

Synovial hemangioma is a rare benign tumor of vascular origin usually effecting joint spaces and tendon sheaths. Patient may present with non-traumatic pain and swelling, sometimes giving the clinical impression of bursitis. Rarity of the condition, vague clinical symptoms and non-specific radiological findings may lead to delayed diagnosis. We present a case of synovial hemangioma of ankle joint which is quite an infrequent site for this lesion.Synovial hemangioma is a rare benign tumor of vascular origin usually effecting joint spaces and tendon sheaths. Patient may present with non-traumatic pain and swelling, sometimes giving the clinical impression of bursitis. Rarity of the condition, vague clinical symptoms and non-specific radiological findings may lead to delayed diagnosis. We present a case of synovial hemangioma of ankle joint which is quite an infrequent site for this lesion.

Published
2019-04-13