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Osteochondritis dissecans

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Chronic and recurrent knee pain since 6 months.

Patient Data

Age: 23 years.
Gender: Male

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
Published: 2nd Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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