Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis dissecans is a joint condition in which a piece of cartilage, along with a thin layer of the bone, separates from the end of the bone because of inadequate blood supply. These fragments may be localized, or may detach and fall into the joint space causing pain, locking and joint instability. OCD is more common in the older child & teenage populations who have yet to reach skeletal maturity.

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Shellharbour Public Hospital
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Escarpment Orthopaedics & Sports
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Wollongong Private Hospital
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Wollongong Public Hospital
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