osteochondral fracture

os·te·o·chon·dral frac·ture

(os'tē-ō-kon'drăl frak'shŭr)
Fracture involving the articular cartilage and underlying bone.
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At postoperative follow-up, MRI was obtained demonstrating a vertically oriented osteochondral fracture measuring 10 mm in greatest dimension with less than 2 mm chondral step off and partial tearing of the medial patellar retinaculum (Figure 2).
A minimal osteochondral fracture of the radial head was observed, but no other peculiarities were noted on the joint.
A recentlyperformed MRI in a local hospital revealed a Grade3 osteochondral fracture along the anterior surface of the medial femoral condyle with underlying bone edema," Dr Sohail Saleem, General Manager, sports medicine, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday.
Hematoma in the space of Poirier was evacuated, and a small osteochondral fracture of lunate was identified in addition to complete dislocation of lunate.
In persistent ankle injuries like osteochondral fracture or injury, what happens is that there is bleeding, then an area of dead bone forms just under the cartilage.
A number of additional fracture complications that may accompany ankle sprains include avulsion fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal by the peroneus brevis tendon, fractures of the medial or lateral malleolus, Maisonneuve fracture of the proximal fibula, and osteochondral fracture of the talar dome.
The injury, was described as an osteochondral fracture fragment of his right fore fetlock.
In addition to synovial chondromatosis, the differential diagnosis of loose joint bodies in the TMJ includes osteochondral fracture fragments, condylar fracture, rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative arthritis, and avascular necrosis.
Initially, the term osteochondritis dissecans was used to define a pathological process involving inflammation of the bone and joint with dessication of the osteochondral fracture.
As PSLM seems to remain clinically silent until the occurrence of an osteochondral fracture or osteoarthritis caused by the loss of meniscal function, there would be little chance of detecting PSLM while patients are young.
Grant IR, Miller JH (1975) Osteochondral fracture of the trochlea associated with fracture-dislocation of the elbow.

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