The prognosis for return to function is again somewhat guarded for dogs with osteochondrosis of the humeral condyle.
intervertebral osteochondrosis, and was thought to be activity-related.
Osteochondrosis can affect different areas of the body and is often categorized by one of three locations: articular, non-articular, and physeal.
Physeal osteochondrosis is known as Scheuermann disease or juvenile kyphosis.
Non-articular osteochondrosis occurs at any other skeletal location.
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a form of osteochondrosis in which loose bone fragments form in a joint.
Freiberg disease is the one type of osteochondrosis that is more common in females than in males.
All other osteochondrosis appear to affect the sexes equally.
Many theories have been advanced to account for osteochondrosis, but none has proven fully satisfactory.
The most common symptom for most types of osteochondrosis is pain, usually a dull, non-specific ache, at the affected joint.
Accurate prediction of the outcome for individual adolescents is difficult with osteochondrosis.
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