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Osgood-Schlatter disease

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Necrosis of tibial tuberosity of the tibia in children, especially in 8 to 14 year old boys. The defect is frequently bilateral. Patients complain of pain, particularly when climbing stairs. The pain is located in the area of the tibial tuberosity, which is swollen and tender to pressure. X-ray shows irregularity and calcification around the insertion of the patellar tendon.

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(2009). Osgood-Schlatter disease. In: Rovenský, J., Payer, J. (eds) Dictionary of Rheumatology. Springer, Vienna. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-211-79280-3_813

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