How long does osteochondritis dissecans take to heal?

How long does osteochondritis dissecans take to heal?

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October, 2020
The loose piece can break away completely from the end of the bone. Osteochondritis dissecans happens most often in the knee, elbow, or ankle. It usually takes 3 months or longer to heal completely. If it heals completely, kids who have it usually don't have any long-lasting problems.

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