Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing adolescents. It is characterized as an inflammation of the patellar tendon, the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap attaches to the shinbone or tibia.�
Osgood-Schlatter disease most frequently occurs during growth spurts since the bones, muscles, tendons, and other structures of the body are changing�
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