Osteochondrosis

Osteokondros

Engelsk definition

Any of a group of bone disorders involving one or more ossification centers (EPIPHYSES). It is characterized by degeneration or NECROSIS followed by revascularization and reossification. Osteochondrosis often occurs in children causing varying degrees of discomfort or pain. There are many eponymic types for specific affected areas, such as tarsal navicular (Kohler disease) and tibial tuberosity (Osgood-Schlatter disease).

Svenska synonymer

Schlatters sjukdom Osgood Schlatters sjukdom

Engelska synonymer

Osteochondroses Osgood-Schlatter Disease Osgood Schlatter Disease Koehler Disease Navicular Osteochondrosis Navicular Osteochondroses Osteochondroses, Navicular Osteochondrosis, Navicular Koehler's Disease Koehlers Disease