Osteochondritis dissecans

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Osteochondritis dissecans

In osteochondritis dissecans, a loose piece of bone and cartilage separates from the end of the bone because of a loss of blood supply. The loose piece may stay in place or fall into the joint space, making the joint unstable. This causes pain and feelings that the joint "sticks" or is "giving way." Osteochondritis dissecans usually affects the knees and elbows.
 

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The terms "Osteochondritis dissecans" returned 83 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee in Children and Adolescents: Our Experience with Transchondral Drilling.
 

Author(s): Hasour Hassan Shaikh, Jan Vícha, Tomáš Proček, Jaroslav Pavlata, Tomáš Kučera

Journal: Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove). 2015 ;58(3):98-103.

 

Osteochondritis dissecans(OCD) of the knee is identified with increasing frequency in the adolescent patient. Left untreated, OCD can cause significant impairment and restriction in physical activity and development of osteoarthritis at an early age. The diagnosis of lesions of OCD ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 2015

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Osteochondritis Dissecans Involving the Trochlear Groove Treated With Retrograde Drilling: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Yoshio Kaji, Osamu Nakamura, Konosuke Yamaguchi, Tetsuji Yamamoto

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Sep;94(36):e1470.

 

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) occurs frequently in the humeral capitellum of the upper extremity, whereas OCD involving the trochlear groove (trochlear groove OCD) is rarely reported. A standard treatment for trochlear groove OCD has therefore not been determined, although several ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2015

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Fluoroquinolone use in a child associated with development of osteochondritis dissecans.
 

Author(s): John C Jacobs, Kevin G Shea, Julia Thom Oxford, James L Carey

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Several aetiological theories have been proposed for the development of osteochondritis dissecans. Cartilage toxicity after fluoroquinolone use has been well documented in vitro. We present a case report of a 10-year-old child who underwent a prolonged 18-month course of ciprofloxacin ...

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2014

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The terms "Osteochondritis dissecans" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mosaicplasty for the treatment of osteochondritis dissecans following Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jacek Gagala, Marta Tarczynska, Krzysztof Gaweda

Journal: Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2015 ;49(6):694-7.

 

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease leads to hip joint deformity. Osteochondritis dissecans following Perthes disease (OCDP) is a less common entity. Treatment options of OCDP are limited. Osteochondral autologous transfer (OATS) is an established method of treatment of full thickness cartilage ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2015

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[Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum in adolescents: report of a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Moncef Erraji, Abdessamad Kharraji, Najib Abbassi, Abdeljawad Najib, Hicham Yacoubi

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Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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State of the art: Elbow arthroscopy: review of the literature and application for osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum.
 

Author(s): Tetsuya Matsuura, Hiroshi Egawa, Mitsuhiko Takahashi, Kosaku Higashino, Toshinori Sakai, Naoto Suzue, Daisuke Hamada, Tomohiro Goto, Yoichiro Takata, Toshihiko Nishisho, Yuichiro Goda, Ryosuke Sato, Ichiro Tonogai, Kenji Kondo, Fumitake Tezuka, Kazuaki Mineta, Kosuke Sugiura, Makoto Takeuchi, Koichi Sairyo

Journal: J. Med. Invest.. 2014 ;61(3-4):233-40.

 

Elbow arthroscopy has become a safe and effective treatment option for a number of elbow disorders. The most rewarding and successful indication is the removal of loose bodies. Loose bodies are often a result of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum, and arthroscopy in ...

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Study of Two Surgical Drilling Techniques to Treat Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Juvenile Osteochondritis Dissecans

 

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2014

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Osteochondritis Dissecans of Knee Prospective Cohort
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Osteochondritis Dissecans

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2016

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Last Updated: 2 May 2016

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