Introduction: Osteochondritis Dissecans


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Osteochondritis Dissecans: Bone or cartilage condition from poor blood supply; usually the knee.

Osteochondritis Dissecans: Osteochondritis dissecans results from a loss of the blood supply to an area of bone underneath a joint surface and usually involves the knee. The affected bone and its covering of cartilage gradually loosen and cause pain. 1

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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers About Knee Problems: NIAMS

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