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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 1999 June;50(3):117-20

Copyright © 1999 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Osteochondritis dissecans of the patella. Description of a case and surgery of the literature

Rossetti F., Dalla Pria A.


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Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a common condition in adolescents. The description of OCD with osteochondral fractures and epiphyseal ossification disorders as a unique pathological entity, has brought sometimes a certain confusion. The aim of this paper is to describe OCD and report a case of OCD of the patella.

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