Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chandler's Disease Types

There are two main types of osteochondritis dissecans:

  • Juvenile osteochondritis dissecans:
    • Affects growing bone
  • Adult osteochondritis dissecans:
    • Affects mature bone

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chandler's Disease References
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  2. Kocher MS, Tucker R, Ganley TJ, Flynn JM. Management of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: current concepts review. Am J Sports Med. 2006 Jul;34(7):1181-91. [16794036]
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