Osteochondral injury of talus (staging) - illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski


Berndt & Harty Classification - illustration

The different grades of osteochondral defects are illustrated at the superomedial aspect of the talar dome, a common site for these injuries. 

Case Discussion

Osteochondral defects are focal areas of articular damage with cartilage damage and injury of the adjacent subchondral bone. It is a term that encompasses osteochondritis dissecans and is used synonymously with osteochondral injury/defect in the paediatric population.

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rID: 35397
Published: 5th Apr 2015
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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