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Int J Shoulder Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;10(2):89-91. doi: 10.4103/0973-6042.180722.

Osteochondritis dissecans on the medial aspect of the humeral head.

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1
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
2
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, Utsunomiya, Japan.
3
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, Utsunomiya, Japan; Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Eiju General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Abstract

The case of a 29-year-old man who had osteochondritis dissecans on the medial aspect of the humeral head is reported. Repetitive micro-trauma at a low elevated arm position was thought to have induced the osteochondral lesion.

KEYWORDS:

Humeral head; osteochondral lesion; osteochondritis dissecans

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