Two Cases of Osteochondritis Dissecans of Talus Treated with Arthroscopic Drilling

Katsumi Yano, Satoshi Nakamura, Masayuki Egashira, Masakazu Murata
1999 Orthopedics & Traumatology  
Two cases of osteochondritis dissecans of the talus are reported. Case 1: A thirteen year old boy with left ankle pain in motion. After conservative treatment for two years, arthroscopic drilling of talus was performed. At eight month follow-up, he had no symptoms. Case 2: A twenty-five year old male with right ankle pain in motion. After six months of arthroscopic drilling, we performed re-arthroscopy. At eighth month follow-up, he has no symptoms.
doi:10.5035/nishiseisai.48.1222 fatcat:puwop2tz5zc6nc6ock5pcivrzi