Synovial chondromatosis of the foot: Two case reports and literature review
Luca Monestier, Giacomo Riva, Michele Francesco Surace, Orthopedic and Trauma Unit, ASST Settle Laghi, Varese 21100, Italy
Placido Stissi, Mahfuz Latiff, Residency Program in Orthopedics and Trauma, University of Insubria, Varese 21100, Italy
Michele Francesco Surace, Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Pathology and Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System, Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences, University of Insubria, Varese 21100, Italy
Author contributions: Monestier L and Riva G were the patients’ surgeons, reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting, Surace MF, Stissi P and Latiff M reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting, Latiff M analyzed the imaging findings; Surace MF, Monestier L and Riva G were responsible for the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; All authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
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Corresponding author: Michele F Surace, MD, Professor, Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Pathology and Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System, Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences,,University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese 21100, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 26, 2019
Peer-review started: January 28, 2019
First decision: March 18, 2019
Revised: May 17, 2019
Accepted: September 15, 2019
Article in press: September 15, 2019
Published online: November 18, 2019