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osteochondritis

 [os″te-o-kon-dri´tis]
inflammation of bone and cartilage.
osteochondritis defor´mans juveni´lis osteochondritis of the capitular head of the epiphysis of the femur.
osteochondritis defor´mans juveni´lis dor´si osteochondrosis of vertebrae.
osteochondritis dis´secans osteochondritis resulting in the splitting of pieces of cartilage into the joint, particularly the knee joint or shoulder joint. The fragment of cartilage is called a joint mouse.

os·te·o·chon·dri·tis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drī'tis),
Inflammation of a bone and its overlying articular cartilage.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

osteochondritis

/os·teo·chon·dri·tis/ (-kon-dri´tis) inflammation of bone and cartilage.
osteochondritis defor´mans juveni´lis  osteochondrosis of the capitular epiphysis of the femur.
osteochondritis defor´mans juveni´lis dor´si  osteochondrosis of vertebrae.
osteochondritis dis´secans  that resulting in splitting of pieces of cartilage into the affected joint.

osteochondritis

[-kəndrī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, osteon, bone, chondros, cartilage, itis, inflammation
a disease of the epiphyses, or bone-forming centers of the skeleton, that begins with necrosis and tissue fragmentation and is followed by repair and regeneration. Kinds of osteochondritis include osteochondritis deformans juvenilis, osteochondritis dissecans, osteochondritis ischiopubica, osteochondritis juvenilis, and osteochondritis necroticans.

osteochondritis

Orthopedics Inflammation of bone and joint surfaces–usually aseptic; note: A legacy of the German school of medicine was eponymic immortalization of osteochondritis in each joint
Osteochondritis eponyms
Freiberg's disease–metatarsal head
Haglund's disease–calcaneus
Köhler's disease–tarsal-navicular bones
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease–femoral head
Osgood-Schlatter disease–tibial tubercle
Panner's disease–humeral head
Sinding-Larsen-Johannson disease–patella
Thiemann's disease–metacarpal and metatarsal bones
Wegner's disease–osteochondritis with epiphyseal separation–congenital syphilis

os·te·o·chon·dri·tis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of a bone and its articular cartilage.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

osteochondritis

Inflammation of both bone and cartilage, usually of unknown cause and often affecting children or adolescents. See also OSTEOCHONDRITIS DISSECANS.

os·te·o·chon·dri·tis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drī'tis)
Inflammation of a bone and its articular cartilage.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -itis, inflammation]

osteochondritis

inflammation of bone and cartilage.

osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
osteochondritis resulting in the splitting off of a piece of articular cartilage due to fissure formation in an area of dysplastic subarticular cartilage so that it forms a flap or separates completely and falls into the joint space ('joint mouse'); occurs most commonly on the head of the humerus and distal condyles of the femur in dogs and pigs. Is a manifestation of osteochondrosis.
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