Subchondral bone cysts, osteochondritis dissecans, and Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: a correlation and proposal of their possible common etiology and pathogenesis.

@article{Levine1988SubchondralBC,
  title={Subchondral bone cysts, osteochondritis dissecans, and Legg-Calv{\'e}-Perthes disease: a correlation and proposal of their possible common etiology and pathogenesis.},
  author={Barbara Levine and I O Kanat},
  journal={The Journal of foot surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={75-9}
}
Various theoretical hypotheses have been proposed for the nontraumatic etiology of osteochondritis dissecans, subchondral bone cyst formation, and Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Although a direct relationship between these distinct clinical entities has sparse referral in the literature, their common theories of etiology and evolution have been extensively… CONTINUE READING