Osgood-Schlatter disease

Case contributed by Ali Hussein Bilani
Diagnosis almost certain


Pain over the anterior aspect of the tibia.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

This MRI study shows bony fragmentation of anterior tibial tuberosity at the patellar tendon attachment site with bony edema. There is soft tissue swelling and edema. High signal intensity is seen within the patellar tendon.

Case Discussion

Typical features of Osgood-Schlatter disease.

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