Osteochondral fracture

Last revised by Ayla Al Kabbani on 9 Dec 2021

Osteochondral fractures are articular surface injuries involving the articular cartilage and the subchondral bone plate

Radiographic features

Osteochondral fractures appear as a combination of 1,2:

  • fracture line extending to the joint surface
  • depression of the subchondral bone plate
  • articular surface disruption and/or fragmentation​

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1
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  • Case 2
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  • Case 3
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  • Case 4: talar dome
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