osteochondrosis


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osteochondrosis

 [os″te-o-kon-dro´sis]
a disease of the growth ossification centers in children, beginning as a degeneration or necrosis followed by regeneration or recalcification; known by various names, depending on the bone involved.
osteochondrosis defor´mans ti´biae tibia vara.

os·te·o·chon·dro·sis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drō'sis),
Any of a group of disorders of one or more ossification centers in children, characterized by degeneration or aseptic necrosis followed by reossification; includes the various forms of epiphysial aseptic necrosis.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]

osteochondrosis

Osgood-Schlatter disease, see there.

os·te·o·chon·dro·sis

(os'tē-ō-kon-drō'sis)
Any of a group of disorders of one or more ossification centers in children, characterized by degeneration or aseptic necrosis followed by reossification; includes the various forms of epiphysial aseptic necrosis.
[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + -osis, condition]

osteochondrosis

See OSTEOCHONDRITIS.
References in periodicals archive ?
Osteochondrosis of the capitellum of the humerus (Parnner's disease, osteochondritis dissecans).
Osteochondrosis in wild boar-Swedish Yorkshire crossbred pigs (F2 generation).
This causes damage to the cartilage surface of the joint - a process called osteochondrosis or OCD.
Further, it was found that 56% (n = 19) of osteochondrosis complaints occurred during the PHV period, 21 % (n = 7) pre-PHV and 23% (n = 8) post-PHV, with no statistical difference between groups (P > 0.05).
Bigoni, "Osteochondrosis of the medial malleolar epiphysis: a case report and review of the literature," International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol.
Van neck disease: osteochondrosis of the ischiopubic synchondrosis.
These deformities may also be associated with tibial dyschondroplasia, osteochondrosis, or chondrodystrophy.
Another condition seen in adolescents and commonly confused with OCD lesions of the capitellum is Panner's disease, which is an osteochondrosis of the capitellum.
Osteochondrosis: common causes of pain in growing bones.
In arriving at a primary Diagnosis (Dx), due consideration should be given to differential diagnoses (Ddx), which must of course include metatarsal stress fractures (Reeder et al, 1996), as well as Metatarsophalangeal Joint (MTPJ) synovitis, osteochondrosis of the (usually but not exclusively 2nd) metatarsal heads (Freiberg infraction/disease), gout, sesamoiditis and more rarely encountered pathologies such as plantar verrucous carcinoma (Schell et al, 2001) and epidermal inclusion cysts (Kato and Ueno, 1992).
The joints of his upper and lower limbs and hips show signs of osteoarthritis, and vertebrae had developed spondyloarthrosis, osteochondrosis in the cervical spine, and spondylosis and Schmorl's nodes in the lumbar region.
** Fractures, congenital abnormalities, bone tumors, rheumatoid arthritis, or other distinct pathology (not spondylosis or osteochondrosis)