Osteochondral defect

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What is osteochondral defect?

An osteochondral defect is characterized as an area of damaged cartilage found in a joint. Some common locations for this defect is the knee and ankle joint.

Common symptoms reported by people with osteochondral defect

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with osteochondral defect

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
osteochondral defect (1)

Data from patients with osteochondral defect, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with osteochondral defect

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Codeine Contin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
euphoria increased energy 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
osteochondral defect (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with osteochondral defect, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has osteochondral defect on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 5
40s 6
50s 4
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from osteochondral defect patients who have completed their condition history
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