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What Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 17/02/2014 0
Osgood-Schlatter disease is characterized by the painful lump located below the kneecap in adolescents and children who experience growth spurs upon the onset of puberty. It commonly happens in kids who are involved in sports such as running and jumping and other activities which incorporate swift direction changes such as basketball, football, ballet or figure skating.  Who Is At Risk?Although the condition is most common in boys, girls are also likely targets as more and more of them are getting involved in sports.Osgood-Schlatter disease typically occurs in every 1 out of 5 adolescents.Age may differ according to sex, as girls tend to expe...
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