Who discovered Osgood-Schlatter?

In 1903, Robert Osgood (1873-1956), a US orthopedic surgeon, and Carl Schlatter (1864-1934), a Swiss surgeon, concurrently described the disease that now bears their names. Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a common causes of knee pain in active adolescents.

What are the 3 main risk factors of Osgood-Schlatter?

What are the risk factors for Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD)?

  • Age: female 8-12 years & male between 12-15 years.
  • Male sex (3:1)
  • Rapid skeletal growth.
  • Repetitive sprinting and jumping sports.

How do you describe Osgood-Schlatter disease?

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition that causes pain and swelling below the knee joint, where the patellar tendon attaches to the top of the shinbone (tibia), a spot called the tibial tuberosity. There may also be inflammation of the patellar tendon, which stretches over the kneecap.

How did Osgood-Schlatter get its name?

The condition is named after Robert Bayley Osgood (1873–1956), an American orthopedic surgeon, and Carl B. Schlatter (1864–1934), a Swiss surgeon, who described the condition independently in 1903.

Is Sinding Larsen Johansson syndrome the same as Osgood-Schlatter?

The Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome has a pathogenesis similar to that of the Osgood-Schlatter disorder and is the result of excessive force exerted by the patellar tendon on the lower pole of the patella.

Do bones grow faster than muscles?

At this stage, a child’s bones are typically growing faster than the muscles and tendons. As a result, the muscles and tendons have a tendency to become tight.

What is Larsen Johansson disease?

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson (SLJ) syndrome is pain at the bottom of the kneecap (patella). It is caused by swelling and irritation of the growth plate there. A growth plate is a layer of cartilage near the end of a bone where most of the bone’s growth happens.