Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Osteochondritis dissecans

Case Discussion

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is the end result of aseptic separation of an osteochondral fragment with gradual fragmentation of the articular surface. It is often associated with intraarticular loose bodies.

This lesion is one of the reasons that cause secondary synovial chondromatosis

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Case information

rID: 17635
Case created: 30th Apr 2012
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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