Osteochondritis dissecans is a fairly uncommon injury or condition, usually affecting the knee, but occasionally the elbow. It mainly affects children and teenagers, but you sometimes see it in adults. In this video, I discuss what it is, the common signs and symptoms, and when it requires surgery.

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