Osteochondritis of Trochlear Epiphysis: An Interesting Case Report with Literature Search

Volume 5 | Issue 1 | Jan-Apr 2019 | Page: 28 | Suresh Annamalai.

Authors : Suresh K M Annamalai [1]

1 Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics Manipal Hospital, Whitefield , Bangalore.

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Dr. Suresh K M Annamalai,

13, 6th D Cross, Poojappa Street Kagadassapura, C V Raman Nagar, Bangalore 560093

Email: drsureshkumar.ortho@gmail.com


Osteochondritis(OCD) around the elbow are uncommon cause of elbow pain in children and adolescent, which occurs around different location of the elbow joint. OCD is an idiopathic condition affecting articular epiphysis and can affect any epiphyseal region in the body. Majority of these can be treated with non-operative intervention, but other serious life or limb threatening musculoskeletal conditions (Tumours and Infection) should be ruled out before labelling OCD. Here we describe and interesting case report with relevant literature search for the same.


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How to Cite this Article: Annamalai S. Osteochondritis of Trochlear Epiphysis: An Interesting Case Report with Literature Search. International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics Jan-June 2019;5(1): 28.

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