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Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Introduction

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Osgood-Schlatter disease is caused by repetitive stress or tension on part of the growth area of the upper tibia (the apophysis). It is characterized ... more about Osgood-Schlatter Disease.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Knee condition with inflammation of tendons and tissues. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osgood-Schlatter Disease is available below.

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Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Complications

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Causes of Osgood-Schlatter Disease

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Prognosis for Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Prognosis for Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Usually, the disease resolves without treatment. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Knee Problems: NIAMS)

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Osgood-Schlatter disease is caused by repetitive stress or tension on part of the growth area of the upper tibia (the apophysis). It is characterized by inflammation of the patellar tendon and surrounding soft tissues at the point where the tendon attaches to the tibia. The disease may also be associated with an injury in which the tendon is stretched so much that it tears away from the tibia and takes a fragment of bone with it. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Knee Problems: NIAMS)

 

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