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J Korean Knee Soc. 1998 Dec;10(2):249-253. Korean. Case Report.
Seong I , Yang M , Kim T , Kim S , Lee M , Seong S .
Abstract

Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee occurs twice as often in males as in females. The peak incidence is about fifteen years of age, and most patients are first diagnosed before the age of eighteen. The etiology of osteochondritis dissecans is still unknown, but the most accepted theories are trauma, ischemia, abnormal ossification within the physes, constitutional or genetic predisposition, and a combination of these. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee associated with gout was first reported by Carrabba in 1969. And no additional case has been reported. The purpose of this paper is to present an unusual case of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee associated with gout.

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