Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition characterized by a painful inflammation (bony knob or spur) located under your kneecap (patella). The cause of Osgood Schlatters is irritation on your growth plate (tibial tuberosity), where your patellar tendon attaches to your shinbone.
In the years after recovery, about 60% of adults who once experienced Osgood- Schlatter disease have some pain with kneeling.
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Osgood-Schlatter disease typically goes away over time (months to years after the normal bone growth stops). Some adults who had Osgood-Schlatter disease .
Purpose: Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a common cause of anterior knee pain in children. The natural history of childhood OSD has been described in.