Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral head : clinical and radiological findings

Published online: Aug 27 2005

Philippe DEBEER, Peter BRYS

From the University Hospital Pellenberg, Pellenberg, Belgium


Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a common condition in the knee, the elbow and the talus. It is rarely diagnosed in the humeral head. We report the case of a young male patient with OCD of the right humeral head and discuss the clinical and radiographic findings.