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Osteochondritus Dissecans

I thought this related well to the bone growth through life because it relates personally. When I was in adolescence a part of my Talus bone died and when that happens it is called Osteochondritus Dissecans. It makes the bone brittle and weak so it is susceptible to an easy fracture. My circulatory system wasn't growing as fast as my bone so it fell behind and was a rate limiter in my case.

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This is a great article as well as life experience to relate to what we learned in class. This is especially pertinent to the discussion about the 13 year old football player; with a joint condition such as osteochondritus dissecans playing such a... more »This is a great article as well as life experience to relate to what we learned in class. This is especially pertinent to the discussion about the 13 year old football player; with a joint condition such as osteochondritus dissecans playing such a high impact sport like football would be a concern. A thorough physical is very important to find a condition like this before starting a sport. 09-14-2018 10:22pm

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    Added to this shelf by: Roger Dahl, on 09-12-2018 11:23pm

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