Diseases of Subchondral Bone 1.
Lerebours, Frantz MD; ElAttrache, Neal S. MD; Mandelbaum, Bert MD
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Review.
24(2):44-49, June 2016.
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The subchondral zone plays an important role in both the structural and biochemical maintenance of articular cartilage. Knowledge of the structure, function, and pathophysiology of the normal subchondral bone/articular surface interface is essential for an understanding of the pathogenesis of many of the disease entities that we will review in this chapter.
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