Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee

@article{Kocher2006ManagementOO,
  title={Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee},
  author={M. Kocher and R. Tucker and T. Ganley and J. Flynn},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={1181 - 1191}
}
  • M. Kocher, R. Tucker, +1 author J. Flynn
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee is being seen with increased frequency in pediatric and young adult athletes and is thought to be, in part, owing to earlier and increasingly competitive sports participation. Despite much speculation, the cause of both juvenile and adult osteochondritis dissecans remains unclear. Early recognition is essential. Whereas adult osteochondritis dissecans lesions have a greater propensity to instability, juvenile osteochondritis dissecans lesions are typically… CONTINUE READING
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