The evaluation of osteochondritis dissecans begins with a history and physical exam.
Physical findings in someone with osteochondritis dissecans include:
The diagnosis of osteochondritis dissecans is usually made on x-ray.
Tests that may be used to evaluate osteochondritis dissecans include:
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