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Causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is caused by repeated forces on the growth plate at the knee end of the shinbone (tibia) in children. The body may try to repair any resulting damage with new bone growth, resulting in a bump just below the knee.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Osgood-Schlatter Disease:

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Osgood-Schlatter Disease: More common in boys...more »

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Osgood-Schlatter Disease:

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

Causes: Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Probably excessive joint stress from sports

Related information on causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease may be found in:


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