Osteochondritis Dissecans: Wilson's Sign Revisited

@article{Conrad2003OsteochondritisDW,
  title={Osteochondritis Dissecans: Wilson's Sign Revisited},
  author={Jeffrey M. Conrad and Carl L. Stanitski},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={31},
  pages={777 - 778}
}
Background In 1967, Wilson described a clinical sign that he thought was diagnostic of medial femoral osteochondritis dissecans. He postulated that impingement of the tibial eminence on the osteochondritic lesion caused pain and a resultant compensatory lateral rotation during gait. He described reproducing the pain by internally rotating the patient's tibia during knee extension between 90° and 30° of flexion and then relieving that pain by externally rotating the tibia. He correlated healing… Expand

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