A focal cartilage defect is a circumscribed area of damage of the joint cartilage.



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Management of Focal Chondral Lesion in the Knee Joint. Seo S-S, Kim C-W and Jung D-W. Knee Surg Relat Res 2011 Dec; 23(4): 185-196 https://doi.org/10.5792/ksrr.2011.23.4.185

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