Osgood-schlatter disease

osgood-schlatter disease

(Science: disease) A common knee disorder in teenage boys, results from the chronic avulsion of the tibial tubercle, a bony prominence on the tibia.

symptoms include knee pain with range of motion, especially against resistance. Knee pain is often worse after prolonged physical activity.

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