Group of bone disorders in the growing skeleton in which centres of ossification undergo an aseptic necrosis, then resorption of bone, and then repair.
80% of osteochondroses occur in lower limb – 28% in foot.
Characteristic pathologic mechanism is impairment of vascular supply to an area of skeletal growth cause of this is unknown – common theory is acute or chronic repetitive trauma.
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