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My ankle xray 8mm lucency in medial talar dome consistent with osteochondral lesion. Enthesophyte at posterior aspect of the calcaneus, means what?
See orthopedist : Those findings especially at the dome of the talus was once osteochondritis dessicans. To try and avoid further aritic findings talk to your doctor. That talar finding is an "old" injury. So too is enthesophyte ( spur) ...Read more
MRI -Marrow edema, chondral thinning, elongated osteochondral lesion (6x17mm) lateral talar dome.increased signal distal syndesmosis -- need surgery?
Talar Dome Lesion: Kolleen, you have a large lesion off soft bone inside your ankle. Surgery can be an option, but attempting to create a pain free environment (from boot to just activity restrictions), contrast bathing nightly to increase circulation, Exogen bone stimulator for 9 months, repeat MRI in 6 months to see if improvement is being made, and other treatments available may avoid surgery. Dr Blake ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a talar dome lesion the same as an osteochondral lesion or osteochondral fracture? Please explain. Also what is the treatment?
Might be: usually OCD implies talar dome lesion but doesn't have to be the same. Rx is casting and immobilization and hopefully it heals. If not, surgery ...Read more
I'm 37 yrs old, bad knee pain,knee MRI says osteochondral lesion & subchondral cyst marrow edema suprapatellar effusion. What's wrong with my knee?
Inflammation: Your knee is inflamed. See a doctor. Consider lifestyle changes to address underlying inflammation. Try anti-inflammatory foods; avoid inflammatory food. Eliminate toxic exposures. Exercise judiciously--isometric exercises to begin. Progress to passive, then active, range of motion exercises, strengthening and endurance exercises. Read "Foods That Fight Pain" by Neal Barnard, MD. ...Read more
On my ankle op report it states "osteochondral defect was very atrophic with no fibrocartilage in its base." I'm trying to figure out the meaning. Thx?
Missing cartilage: Cartilage is the bearing surface that allows your joints to move smooth and painlessly. "Osteochondral defect" means that not only was there an area found without cartilage but there was some bone missing as well. That there it had no "fibrocartilage " would indicate the body had not tried to repair it at all by producing scar tissue. ...Read more
I am 16 y/o and i had been having pain in my knee(for 4-5 years).My report says osteochondral defect with a loose body. Should i go for a surgery ?
Loose body is common: Talk to your dr. As loose body is very common. ...Read more
What does tiny cystic change posteriorly at the level of the tibial plateau mean? What does acute osteochondral injury mean? MRI report Explain Thanks
Mri report: hi ~ tiny cystic etc,means that theres a few tiny bone cysts in the top of the tibia where the cartilage of the joint meets the bone. The tibial plateau is there surface of the tibial aspect of the knee joint and it usually the cartilage of the joint. Osteo chondral tear, means tear of cartilage off bone.Sounds like you have a bucket handle tear of cartilage and will need arthroscopy. Go back Orth ...Read more
How do I strengthen my running following osteochondral defect of the knee surgery? It has been 4 months since the screws have been taken out.
Work the whole leg: Build strength above your baseline in the muscles of the belly, back, hips & thighs. Work on your tolerance for impact by skipping and jumping (use calisthenics, plyometrics, your choice). Be sure the surgeon has cleared you for these activities (that there has been good bone growth). Start running on an easy schedule and not where you left off before the surgery. Any pain signals a slow down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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