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Joint Loose Bodies

"Joint Loose Bodies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Fibrous, bony, cartilaginous and osteocartilaginous fragments in a synovial joint. Major causes are osteochondritis dissecans, synovial chondromatosis, osteophytes, fractured articular surfaces and damaged menisci.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Joint Loose Bodies" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Joint Loose Bodies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004 and 2017
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