Osgood-schlatter disease

What is Osgood-schlatter disease?

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful condition that affects the upper part of the shin bone. It most commonly occurs in teenagers who play sport. It causes pain and swelling just below the knee.

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My 17 yr old daughter was recently diagnosed with Osgood Schlatter's disease. I thought this was associated with growing, she hasn't grown at all...

doctor1 MD

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OSD has nothing to do with growth and growth of the child  is not affected.
Osgood-Schlatter disease ( OSD ) is one of...

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My 15 year old daughter has had Osgoode-Schlatter's disease since she was about 11. She is finding every time she has a growth spurt it flares up,...

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Osgood-Schlatter disease or syndrome (OSD) is a chronic condition. In most of the cases it is self-limiting although it grow...

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my daughter is 10- she is a tall girl 5'1 and weighs about 130 lbs. She is very active and plays on a softball travel team that practices about 4...

doctor1 MD

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Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful swelling of the bump on the upper part of the shinbone, just below the knee.

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