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Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition that affects children and adolescents who are undergoing rapid growth spurts. It is manifested by a pain below the kneecap at the bump where the patellar tendon attaches, called the tibial tuberosity. It is most commonly seen in children who participate in sports that involve running, jumping (as in volleyball, ballet, gymnastics, and figure skating), and lateral movements (as in football, soccer, and basketball). [more...]

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