Osgood-Schlatter disease

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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

[-shlat′ər]
Etymology: Robert B. Osgood, American surgeon, 1873-1956; Carl Schlatter, Swiss surgeon, 1864-1934
inflammation or partial separation of the tibial tubercle caused by chronic irritation, usually as a result of overuse of the quadriceps muscle. The condition is seen primarily in muscular, athletic adolescent boys and is characterized by swelling and tenderness over the tibial tubercle that increase with exercise or any activity that extends the leg. Treatment consists primarily of preventing further irritation during the healing process, which may necessitate complete immobilization of the knee in a cast. Any residual nonunion of a proximal fragment after healing may require surgical excision. Also called Osgood's disease, Schlatter-Osgood disease, Schlatter's disease.

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

Osgood-Schlatter disease

avulsion of the tuberosity of the tibia, usually seen in puppies. Similar, but not identical to the disease seen in humans. Called also Schlatter-Osgood disease.