Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Carpus: osteochondrosis

Synonym(s): OCD

Introduction

  • Retained cartilage cores (areas of delayed endochondral ossification) in distal ulna growth plate (osteochondrosis); sometimes abnormal ossification of distal radius (osteochondrosis dissecans) or radial carpal bone (osteochondrosis).
  • Sign: asymptomatic or retarded ulna growth rate and growth deformity.
  • Diagnosis: radiography.
  • Treatment and prognosis as for osteochondrosis Osteochondrosis.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

Same as osteochondrosis Osteochondrosis.

Pathophysiology

Same as osteochondrosis Osteochondrosis.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

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