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title:Radiotherapy for Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis: A Case Report

Author:Navin Nayan, Vikas K Jagtap

Keywords:Radiotherapy, PVNS (Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis), Surgery

Type:Case report

Abstract:This is a case report of a 13 year old boy who has been operated for Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS) and treated with adjuvant post-operative radiotherapy for incomplete surgical resection. This report mainly highlights the role of radiotherapy in managing this rare benign condition with emphasis on improving local control rates with functional joint preservation and avoiding repeated surgeries.

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