villous tenosynovitis

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villous tenosynovitis

[′vil·əs ¦ten·ō‚sin·ə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
A chronic inflammatory reaction of a tendon sheath producing hypertrophy of the lining, with the formation of redundant folds and villi.
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These tumors were previously described as localized nodular synovitis, fibrous xanthoma, or pigmented villonodular tenosynovitis.
The localized nodular form also known as Pigmented Villonodular Tenosynovitis (PVNTS), extra-articluar pigmented villonodular synovitis or Giant Cell Tumor of The Tendon Sheath (GCTTS) is uncommon.
Pigmented villonodular tenosynovitis of the temporomandibular joint.