chondral fracture

chon·dral frac·ture

(kon'drăl frak'shŭr)
Fracture involving the articular cartilage of a joint.
See also: articular cartilage
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Following fixation of a traumatic chondral fracture of the femoral groove, Hatayama et al.
Avulsion of the popliteus tendon: a rare cause of chondral fracture and hemarthrosis.
Among common causes various intra-articular pathologies of the knee such as loose bodies, chondral fractures, degenerative changes, plicae can mimic a meniscal tear.