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Disease Osteochondrosis

Name Osteochondrosis
Synonyms Koehler Disease | Koehler's Disease | Koehlers Disease | Navicular Osteochondroses | Navicular Osteochondrosis | Osgood Schlatter Disease | Osgood-Schlatter Disease | Osteochondroses | Osteochondroses, Navicular | Osteochondrosis, Navicular
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).
Categories Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D055034
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DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Osteochondrosis

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Osteochondrosis
  Blount disease
  Osteoarthropathy of fingers familial
View node Spinal Osteochondrosis