Juvenile osteochondritis of femoral condyles: treatment with transchondral drilling. Analysis of 40 cases

@article{Hayan2010JuvenileOO,
  title={Juvenile osteochondritis of femoral condyles: treatment with transchondral drilling. Analysis of 40 cases},
  author={Rammal Hayan and Gicquel Phillipe and Schneider Ludovic and Karger Claude and C. Jean-Michel},
  journal={Journal of Children's Orthopaedics},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={39-44}
}
  • Rammal Hayan, Gicquel Phillipe, +2 authors C. Jean-Michel
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Children's Orthopaedics
  • Introduction Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the femoral condyle is a rare lesion. Materials and methods A retrospective study (level IV evidence) analyzing a series of 40 pediatric cases with juvenile femoral condyles osteochondritis treated by arthroscopic multiple transchondral drilling between February 1999 and June 2008 was undertaken. This lesion affected the medial condyle in 87.5% of cases. The average age at treatment was 13.4 years. Our study took into account the location of the… CONTINUE READING
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