Author | Tammy Rochelle Spring, MD


Knee Pain and Swelling in a 44-Year-Old Woman

March 11, 2014

For a woman of her age and medical history with a weight problem, early osteoarthritis might not be an unreasonable diagnosis for knee pain and swelling after treadmill walking. But in rheumatology, things are so often not what they seem at first glance. What is your diagnosis?

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

January 30, 2010

PVNS is a rare, proliferative lesion of synovial tissue. This patient with a long history of knee pain recovered well after synovectomy.