Osgood-Schlatter disease

Case contributed by Dr Adam Ramsey

Presentation

Anterior knee pain and swelling in an adolescent exacerbated by athletic activities.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Left knee

There is some degree of fragmentation and irregular ossification of the tibial tuberosity as well as soft tissue swelling consistent with Osgood-Schlatter disease.

Case Discussion

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. 

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Case information

rID: 70861
Published: 6th Sep 2019
Last edited: 9th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Avalon University School of Medicine

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