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Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the hallux Volume 29, issue 2, Juin 2013

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Villonodular pigmented synovitis is a benign, idiopathic proliferative and locally aggressive disorder of the synovium that have been reported to manifest within joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae. Usually, only one joint is affected, especially the knee. The localization in the foot is rare. The authors present a case of a villonodular synovitis of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the hallux. A review of the literature highlights this case.