Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain) - OrthoInfo - AAOS - osgood schlatter adult

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Results of surgical treatment of unresolved Osgood-Schlatter disease in adults. osgood schlatter adult


Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition characterized by a painful inflammation (bony knob or spur) located under your kneecap (patella). The cause of Osgood Schlatters is irritation on your growth plate (tibial tuberosity), where your patellar tendon attaches to your shinbone.

Features of Osgood-Schlatter disease in an adult patient.

Purpose: Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a common cause of anterior knee pain in children. The natural history of childhood OSD has been described in.