Osgood Schlatter syndrome


Osgood–Schlatter disease



Seen in athletic teenagers.

Usually settles over a few months

Clinical features

Pain and tenderness ± swelling over the tibial tubercle.


Clinical diagnosis

X-rays not required.


Avoid aggravating activities.

Analgesia such as Panadol

Quadriceps strengthening exercises

Decrease physical activity but advise to keep active







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