Osteochondritis dissecans

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Synonyms: König disease

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a rare bone disease characterized by an acquired idiopathic necrotic lesion of subchondral bone with the formation of a sequestrum which may detach to form loose bodies in joints. OCD mainly affects the knee ankle and elbow joints and can lead to pain functional limitations and secondary osteoarthritis.

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