Osgood-Schlatter disease

Case contributed by Dr Subash Thapa


Pain and swelling in the left knee at the tibial tuberosity region particularly during activity.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Irregularity and radiodense fragmentation at the tibial tuberosity with adjacent soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

Osgood-Schlatter disease occurs at the insertion of the patellar tendon into the tibial tubercle and is thought to result from the chronic micro-trauma to the tendon insertion during growth.

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Case information

rID: 40469
Case created: 22nd Oct 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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