Osgood-Schlatter disease

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What is Osgood-Schlatter disease?

Osgood Schlatter disease is a rupture of the growth plate at the tibial tuberosity in the leg. It is one of the most common causes of knee pain in young athletes. It causes swelling, pain and tenderness just below the knee, over the shin bone (also called the tibia).

Common symptoms reported by people with Osgood-Schlatter disease

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Treatments taken by people with Osgood-Schlatter disease

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Compare treatments taken by people with Osgood-Schlatter disease

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Who has Osgood-Schlatter disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 12
30s 10
40s 6
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 22
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 13
Female 20

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 24
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Osgood-Schlatter disease patients who have completed their condition history
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