J Korean Rheum Assoc.  1996 Jan;3(1):81-84.

Bicipital Synoival Cysts in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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  • 1Rheumatism Center, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Herniation of the synovium from the joint space into perioarticular soft tissues is a relatively common complication of adult rheumatoid arthritis, but rare in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. The most completely described is the popliteal cysts. However, cysts have rarely been reported in the arm. Authors experienced a case of a boy with systemic form of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who have bicipital synovial cysts in both arm and report this with a review of literature.

Keyword

Bicipital synovial cysts; Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

MeSH Terms

Adult
Arm
Arthritis, Juvenile*
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Humans
Joints
Male
Popliteal Cyst
Synovial Cyst
Synovial Membrane
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