Osteochondritis dissecans occurring in the patella and medial femoral condyle in the same knee
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Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a condition in which a portion of articular cartilage separates from the bone together with the underlying subchondral bone. Its classical localization is the medial femoral condyle. We presented a 14-year-old boy who had OCD lesions in both the medial femoral condyle and patella in the same knee joint. He presented with complaints of pain, swelling, and locking following sports activities. Magnetic resonance imaging showed completely detached loose bodies causing instability. Arthroscopic treatment was performed including in situ fixation of the condylar lesion and debridement of patellar lesions. At six-month follow-up, he had full range of motion of the knee joint, with some pain in the patellar grind test.