MRI of cartilage and subchondral bone injury. A pictorial review

JBR-BTR. Jan-Feb 2008;91(1):6-13.


In this article, we present an overview of various cartilage and subchondral bone abnormalities seen on MRI. Injury of bone is often associated with cartilage damage and vice versa. A number of common conditions affecting joints typically show certain combinations of chondral and subchondral changes.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bone Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Bone and Bones / injuries
  • Bone and Bones / pathology
  • Cartilage / injuries
  • Cartilage / pathology
  • Cartilage Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*