Osteochondritis dissecans

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Chronic and recurrent knee pain since 6 months.

Patient Data

Age: 23 years.
Gender: Male
MRI

Evidence of bony defect is seen in the lateral articulating surface of the upper tibia.

Case Discussion

Osteochondritis dissecans  may lead to intraarticular loose bodies. It must be differentiated from acute osteochondral fracture.

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Case information

rID: 34042
Case created: 2nd Feb 2015
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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