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Case of the Week 362

What's the most likely diagnosis?

  • 15 year-old boy with knee pain

Lateral Radiograph of Knee

  1. Wagon-wheel fracture
  2. Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  3. Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome
  4. Rickets
  5. Patellar fracture

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AP Radiograph of Knee




2. Osgood-Schlatter Disease



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Osgood-Schlatter Disease

General Considerations

  • A clinical diagnosis, Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in adolescents between 10-15
  • Ossification center(s) of tibial tubercle (aka tuberosity) usually fuse to each other and tibia at age 12 (girls) to 13 (boys)

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