Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD)

Osgood-Schlatter disease (also known as OSD) is more of an overuse syndrome rather than a disease. Growing children who are active develop paiin in the front part of the knee (tibial tubercle) where the kneecap meets the upper part of the tibia (lower leg). Childtren who are affected usually outgrow this temporary condition and recover fully.


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