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Chronic sarcoid synovitis in the Caucasian: an arthroscopic and histological study.
  1. D G Scott,
  2. L O Porto,
  3. C R Lovell,
  4. G O Thomas


    Chronic synovitis is a rare complication of sarcoidosis, virtually confined to the black population. Synovial histology may be nonspecific or show typical sarcoid granulomata. We report 2 cases of chronic sarcoid synovitis in Caucasians. Histology showed typical granulomata in one patient, whose distinctive arthroscopic appearance is discussed.

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