Osteochondral defect

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Medial knee joint pain.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

Mixed lucent/sclerotic lesion at the medial femoral condyle articular surface in keeping with an osteochondral defect. 


MR confirms the presence of an osteochondral defect. 

Case Discussion

  • femoral condyle is the most common location
  • causes include osteochondritis dissecans, AVN, trauma and post-surgical
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Case information

rID: 31561
Published: 15th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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