osteochondritis

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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

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]