Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans

What is Osteochondritis Dissecans?

Osteochondritis dissecans is a joint condition whereby a variable amount of bone and its adjacent cartilage loses its blood supply. Osteochondritis dissecans can involve the bone and cartilage of virtually any joint.


Symptoms of Osteochondritis dissecans

  • Joint pain
  • Stiffness
  • Limited joint range

 


Causes of Osteochondritis dissecans

  • Irregularity of the cartilage within the affected joint
  • Recurrent injuries

 


Treatment for Osteochondritis Disscans

  • Surgical Treatment

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6471 2691, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.