Osteochondral Lesion of Talus (OCD Talus)

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Osteochondral Lesion of Talus Treatment Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad PCMC

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the talus is a subchondral bone pathology that presents as an osteochondral lesion of the talar dome with consequent articular cartilage abnormalities.


Non Operative Treatment

  • no evidence that non wt bearing cast offers improved results over wt bearing casts
  • no evidence that patients need to be immobilized if they are kept non wt bearing

Operative Treatment

  • Osteochondral lesions of the talus can be debrided, and loose bodies and small osteochondral fragments can be removed
  • Use of non-invasive or invasive distraction improves access to joint and allows adequate debridement and curettage of bed
  • Anterolateral lesions can be addressed from the anterolateral portal