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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Nasal septal perforation in lupus may be secondary to vasculitis or to ischemia with subsequent chondrolysis (2).
Importantly, there were no indications of chondrolysis, osteonecrosis, subchondral insufficiency fractures, or clinically significant subchondral bone changes in any subgroup.
(18) Other complications include femoral acetabular impingement and chondrolysis, for which MR is often useful in detecting.
Sellam, "Quickly progressive amyotrophy of the thigh: an unusual cause of rapid chondrolysis of the knee," Joint Bone Spine, vol.
Intraarticular lidocaine was not used, so it is unlikely a result of chondrolysis. Capsular repair was performed, so it is unlikely that the patient developed instability in the 2 weeks between procedures.
Nonetheless, this unresponsiveness only informed us that MTDs might not cause direct chondrolysis but they may still play a crucial role in injury-induced cartilage degradation since data have shown that MTDs could stimulate monocytes, inside synovium or infiltrated after injuries, to produce significant amount of inflammatory cytokines, such as TNF-[alpha] [28].
Radiographs showed no signs of avascular necrosis or chondrolysis of the epiphysis; the physis showed no signs of early partial closure.
One 19-year-old patient's course was complicated by chondrolysis and went on to total joint arthroplasty.
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., 2012).