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Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow 2014;17(1):40-43.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2014.17.1.40    Published online March 31, 2014.
Osteochondritis Dissecans in Medial Trochlea of the Humerus in a Pitcher: A Case Report
Jin Ho Lee, Myung Sun Kim
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chonnam National University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea. mskim@jnu.ac.kr
Abstract
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is an idiopathic condition affecting the articular epiphysis. Initially described in the knee, this entity affects several other parts of the body such as the talar dome, tarsal navicular, and femoral capital epiphysis. Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the elbow is typically located in the capitellum of the humerus in young teenagers. OCD of humeral trochlea is very rare, but can be occurred among young athletes. OCD developed medial trochlea was extremely rare, especially, without any other trauma. We present a patient, pitcher with OCD in the medial trochlea of the humerus who underwent arthroscopic debridement and microfracture.
Key Words: Osteochondritis dissecans; Pitcher; Medial trochlea; Arthroscopic debridement; Microfracture


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