Knee pain and swelling, at the tibial tuberosity region, increased during and after sport.
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Irregularity and fragmentation of the tibial tuberosity. Adjacent soft tissue swelling.
Features consistent with Osgood-Schlatter disease. It is a traction apophysitis occurring at the tibial tuberosity because of the pull of the quadriceps muscle group via the patella tendon. It is often seen during rapid growth (8-13 in girls and 12-15 In boys) and is more common in active teenagers.
- Dunn JF. Osgood-Schlatter disease. American family physician. 41 (1): 173-6. Pubmed