Osgood-Schlatter disease

Case contributed by Dr Spomenka Zulj Zilic

Presentation

Right knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
X-ray

Fragmented tibial tuberosity and overlying soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a chronic fatigue injury due to repeated microtrauma at the patellar ligament insertion onto the tibial tuberosity, usually affecting boys between 10-15 years.

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Case information

rID: 54453
Case created: 10th Jul 2017
Last edited: 13th Jul 2017
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