Mikel King

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Elbow osteochondritis dissecans

The Problem Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum results from repetitive loading of the lateral compartment of the elbow and can result in profound arthritis of the radiocapitellar joint if left untreated. Clinical Presentation OCD commonly affects athletes aged 11-21 years (average 12-14) who participate in sports where repetitive overload of the elbow is common,…

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