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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It is often combined with osteochondral fracture. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes between fixation and excision of osteochondral fractures not involving the bearing surface in adolescent patients with patellar dislocations.
The differential diagnosis of SOC in the hand includes chondrosarcoma, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic infection, trauma (osteochondral fracture), osteochondritis dissecans, osteoarthritis, neuropathic arthritis, and gout [3].
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 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.
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.
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.
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. More precise histological analysis has shed new light on the pathological process that takes place in osteochondritis.
(2.) Grant IR, Miller JH (1975) Osteochondral fracture of the trochlea associated with fracture-dislocation of the elbow.

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