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Joint Loose Bodies

Fibrous, bony, cartilaginous and osteocartilaginous fragments in a synovial joint. Major causes are osteochondritis dissecans, synovial chondromatosis, osteophytes, fractured articular surfaces and damaged menisci.
Also Known As:
Joint Loose Body; Loose Body, Joint; Loose Bodies, Joint
Networked: 2 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Osteoarthritis
2. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Experts

1. Deb, R: 1 article (12/2000)
2. Zichner, L: 1 article (12/2000)
3. Thomann, K D: 1 article (12/2000)
4. Rauschmann, M A: 1 article (12/2000)

Therapies and Procedures

1. Sutures (Suture)
2. Debridement