osteochondritis


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Related to osteochondritis: osteochondritis dissecans, costochondritis

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]
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Untreated osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral condyles: prediction of patient outcome using radiographic and MR findings.
I thought I would make the team and to be surrounded by all these people who were making it, I was just thinking 'What if?' "The technical word for it is osteochondritis, and what it meant was the cartilage around the elbow was starting to crumble.
Lindahl, "Treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee with autologous chondrocyte transplantation," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol.
Tenen, "The effect of autologous adipose derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy in the treatment of a large osteochondral defect of the knee following unsuccessful surgical intervention of osteochondritis dissecans - a case study," BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol.
Shea et al., "Novel radiographic feature classification of knee osteochondritis dissecans: a multicenter reliability study," The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
Osteochondritis dissecans of the tibial plafond: Imaging characteristics and a review of the literature.
(67.) Garrido IM, Bosch MN, Gonzalez MS, Carsi VV Osteochondritis of the hallux sesamoid bones.
In fact, the subchondral bone is involved in the etiopathological process not only primarily, like in osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), but also secondarily in degenerative lesions (DL) which have been previously considered only in terms of the depth of chondral surface involvement.
Traumas of joints and their adjacency such as intraarticular fractures, osteochondritis dissecans, free articulated body and similar, considerably add to an onset of degenerative changes, especially when treatment is inadequate.
peripheral meniscal tears, osteochondritis without apparent damage to the cartilage.