chondrolysis

chon·drol·y·sis

(kon-drol'i-sis),
Disappearance of articular cartilage as the result of disintegration or dissolution of the cartilage matrix and cells.

chon·drol·y·sis

(kon-drol'i-sis)
Disappearance of articular cartilage as the result of disintegration or dissolution of the cartilage matrix and cells.

chondrolysis

(kŏn-drŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + lysis, dissolution]
The breaking down and absorption of cartilage.
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One 19-year-old patient's course was complicated by chondrolysis and went on to total joint arthroplasty.
24) It was postulated that the damage of germinal cells of the physis by either ischemia or direct chondrolysis causes retarded or accelerated growth of the affected bone segments.
Follow-up MRI was done in all of them immediately after reduction, then at 6 and 18 months to diagnose any labral tear or physeal injuries and also evaluate for any occurrence of chondrolysis and osteonecrosis.
That is, use of local anesthetics intra-articularly is an off label use that now carries a warning for potential risk of chondrolysis by the FDA (Beyzadeoglu et al.
Severe chondrolysis after shoulder arthroscopy: a case series.
Recently, autologous biologic therapy was successfully used to address the problem of chondrolysis in the shoulder.
Concern about the connection between pain pump use in joints and chondrolysis has been evident since the late 1990s.
Reduced joint-function secondary to severe pathological changes such as extensive chondrolysis, proliferative synovitis, and haemorrhagic synovitis have been reported after the accidental use of chlorhexidine for irrigation during arthroscopy (Douw et al 1998).
Untreated or delayed treatment of SCFE is associated with significant morbidity, including osteonecrosis, chondrolysis, and chronic pain and deformity.
Cases of chondrolysis diagnosed in people a median of 8.