osteochondritis dissecans

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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.
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os·te·o·chon·dri·tis dis·se·cans

complete or incomplete separation of a portion of joint cartilage and underlying bone, usually involving the knee, associated with epiphyseal aseptic necrosis.
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os·te·o·chon·dri·tis dis·se·cans

(os'tē-ō-kon-drī'tis dis'sĕ-kanz)
Complete or incomplete separation of a portion of joint cartilage and underlying bone, usually involving the knee, associated with epiphysial aseptic necrosis.
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osteochondritis dissecans

An inflammatory disorder of joints in which small fragments of cartilage or bone are released into the interior of the joint, causing swelling, pain and limitation of movement. In some cases loose bodies may have to be removed.
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Franz, German surgeon, 1832-1910.
König disease - complete or incomplete separation of joint cartilage and underlying bone, usually involving the knee. Synonym(s): osteochondritis dissecans
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Niethammer et al., "Discrepancy between morphological findings in juvenile osteochondritis dissecans (OCD): a comparison of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and arthroscopy," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.
Tsuda et al., "Osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow: histopathological assessment of the articular cartilage and subchondral bone with emphasis on their damage and repair," Pathology International, vol.
The role of ankle arthroscopy in the treatment strategies of osteochondritis dissecans lesions of the talus.
Among the most common bone abnormalities in young horses are osteochondrosis and OCD (osteochondritis dissecans) lesions.
They cover evaluating lesions and post-repair tissue in MRIs, making decisions in repair procedures, choosing non-operative treatments for symptomatic cartilage lesions, repairing by marrow stimulation and microfracture, stabilizing blood clots through chitosan-glycerol phosphate, conducting autologous transplantation (osteochondral, allograft and chondrocyte), conducting articular cartilage resurfacing using synthetic resorbable scaffolds, operating for cell-based repair, and performing knee osteotomy, osteochondritis dissecans, meniscus transpantation, repair strategies in the ankle joint and hip, and rehabilitation of the knee.
(1994) MRI of selected sports injuries: muscle tears, groin pain, and osteochondritis dissecans. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI 15, 318-340.
-- Otherwise healthy adolescents who had internal fixation surgery for osteochondritis dissecans of the knee returned to their sports activities about 8 months later, Dr.
(1) Cluette (2) suggests common causes of knee pain, including arthritis, ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, meniscal tears, patellar tendonitis, chondromalacia patella, Bakers cyst, bursitis, Osgood-Schlatter disease, osteochondritis dissecans and gout.
This was exacerbated by a rare bone disorder, osteochondritis dissecans, which threatened to cut short Henman's tennis career almost before it had started.
This condition is called osteochondritis dissecans (OCD).
9While still at school Tim was diagnosed with the bone disease osteochondritis dissecans, a condition that resulted in a nine-month break from tennis.

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