What is Osgood-Schlatter disease?
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition that causes pain in the knees of children and adolescents. It often follows a growth spurt. It occurs because an overly tight patellar tendon pulls on part of the shinbone (tibia), damaging the bone.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 14 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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