Percutaneous CT-Guided Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Sacroiliac Joint

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Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is a joint disorder that affects the articular cartilage and subchondral bone, most commonly at the knee. OCD of the sacroiliac joint is extremely rare. Management of OCD remains controversial, and surgery is often needed, especially when conservative treatment fails. We present a rare case of OCD involving the left sacroiliac joint successfully treated by percutaneous computed tomography—guided retrograde drilling and debridement.

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The authors thank Dr. Emilie Uldry for her help in providing the surgical equipment, and Dr. Vincent Mino for filming and editing the electronic supplementary material.

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Correspondence to Fabio Becce.

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Becce, F., Mouhsine, E., Mosimann, P.J. et al. Percutaneous CT-Guided Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Sacroiliac Joint. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35, 963–967 (2012) doi:10.1007/s00270-011-0305-9

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  • CT guidance
  • Imaging
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Percutaneous treatment
  • Sacroiliac joint