Bony island within the articular cartilage of the knee in a child: a rare condition for early osteoarthritis

Articular cartilage is a specific type of connective tissue composed of hydrated proteoglycans within a matrix of collagen fibrils. In the elderly population, it shows degenerative changes that may results in osteoarthritis. The more severe form of osteoarthritis occasionally demonstrates bone forma...

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Main Authors: Taku Hatta, Takehiko Sugita, Toshimi Aizawa, Masahiro Ohnuma, Atsushi Takahashi, Eiji Itoi
Format: Article
Published: Open Medical Publishing 2011-04-01
Series:Orthopedic Reviews
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