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Jaffe-Lichtenstein-Sutro syndrome

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A syndrome of pain in one or several of the large joints with functional limitation of articulation (knee most frequently affected). Absence of systemic symptoms. Mild to moderate limitation of movement in joint affected by pain. Aetiology unknown.


  • H. L. Jaffe, L. Lichtenstein, C. J. Sutro:
    Pigmented villonodular synovitis, and bursitis, tenosynovitis. A discussion of the synovial and bursal equivalents of the tenosynovial lesion commonly denoted as xanthoma, xanthogranuloma, giant-cell tumor, or myeloplaxoms of the tendon sheath, with some consideration of this tendon sheath lesion itself.
    Archives of Pathology, Chicago, 1941, 31: 731-765.

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