Koehler Disease

Koehler's Disease

Koehlers Disease

Navicular Osteochondroses

Navicular Osteochondrosis

Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease


Osteochondroses, Navicular

Osteochondrosis, Navicular

Any of a group of bone disorders involving one or more ossification centers (EPIPHYSES). It is characterized by degeneration or NECROSIS followed by revascularization and reossification. Osteochondrosis often occurs in children causing varying degrees of discomfort or pain. There are many eponymic types for specific affected areas, such as tarsal navicular (Kohler disease) and tibial tuberosity (Osgood-Schlatter disease).