El Paso, TX
A female asked:
there is an ostechondral lesin involving the medial facet of the patella adjacent to the patellar ridge with bone marrow edema.
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Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Osteochondral lesion: Is a focal injury of the cartilage and underlying bone along the articular surface, due to trauma, repetitive micro trauma, instability, or abnormal joint loading. If left untreated, can lead to accelerated development of osteoarthritis. Treatment depends on patient factors and lesion characteristics. Best to see an orthopedic surgeon.
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Last updated Feb 10, 2017
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