osteochondritis

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osteochondritis

[‚äs·tē·ō‚kän′drīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of both bone and cartilage.
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The child has lateral swelling and painful extension similar to that found in Panner's disease. An x-ray shows lucency in the lateral elbow An MRI is needed to evaluate the joint surface, because treatment depends on whether the MRI shows that the fragment is loose or still attached.
Panner's disease is defined as osteochondrosis of the capitellum.
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.