osteochondritis

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osteochondritis

[‚äs·tē·ō‚kän′drīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of both bone and cartilage.
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4) It is not uncommon for this injury to be confused with osteonecrosis, Panner's disease, Little Leaguers elbow, and hereditary epiphyseal dysplasia.
Although the exact cause of Panner's disease remains elusive, two key contributing factors remain constant: a genetic predisposition that limits blood supply to a growing joint, and overuse of that joint, Resnick said.
Panner's disease also crops up among Little League baseball players.
Although no tests exist to detect Panner's disease, heightened awareness remains the best preventive measure.
OCD is usually described as a discreet lesion in the older child/adolescent, while Panner's disease is thought of as a lesion of the entire capitellum in a younger child.