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Osgood-Schlatter disease

 [oz´good shlaht´er]
osteochondrosis of the tuberosity of the tibia; called also Schlatter-Osgood disease.

Os·good-Schlat·ter dis·ease

(oz'gud shlaht'ĕr),
inflammation of the growth center (apophysis) that forms the tibial tubercle.

Osgood-Schlatter disease

Apophysitis of tibial tubercle, Osteochondrosis Orthopedics A condition seen in ♂ age 10 to 15, characterized by unilateral or bilateral post-exercise pain with a painful bump, at the anterior tibial tubercle Etiology Unknown, possibly microtrauma before complete maturity of the tibial tubercle Clinical Running, jumping, climbing stairs, traction cause discomfort, especially in active, athletic adolescents. See Osteochondrosis.

Os·good-Schlat·ter dis·ease

(oz'gud shlah'ter di-zēz')
Inflammation or partial avulsion of the tibial apophysis due to traction forces.
Synonym(s): Schlatter disease, Schlatter-Osgood disease.

Osgood-Schlatter disease

A knee disorder most common in early adolescent boys. It is caused by repetitive tension on the upper part of the front of the main lower leg bone (tibia) by the strong tendon of the front thigh muscles (quadriceps). This occurs as the knee is straightened against resistance as in climbing and cycling, and softening occurs in the protrusion on the bone into which the tendon is inserted, causing pain, muscle spasm and disability. The condition is treated by rest or, in severe cases, by immobilizing the knee in a plaster. (Robert Bayley Osgood, 1873–1956, American surgeon; and Carl Schlatter, 1864–1934, Swiss surgeon).

Osgood,

Robert B., U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1873-1956.
Osgood femoral supracondylar osteotomy
Osgood modified technique
Osgood operation
Osgood rotational osteotomy
Osgood-Schlatter disease - epiphysial aseptic necrosis of the tibial tubercle. Synonym(s): apophysitis tibialis adolescentium; Schlatter disease; Schlatter-Osgood disease
Schlatter-Osgood disease - Synonym(s): Osgood-Schlatter disease

Schlatter,

Carl, Swiss surgeon, 1864-1934.
Osgood-Schlatter disease - see under Osgood
Schlatter disease - Synonym(s): Osgood-Schlatter disease
Schlatter-Osgood disease - Synonym(s): Osgood-Schlatter disease
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