1. Health

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease causes painful swelling and tenderness of the knees. It generally affects young boys more than girls, and it's more prevalent during "growth" spurts. Learn more about this common condition.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease and Knee Pain
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in active teenagers, causing a tender bump just below a child's knee cap.

Disorders of the Knee
A discussion of tendon injuries and disorders of the knee, including tendinitis and ruptured tendons, which can cause pain when jumping and swelling, Osgood-Schlatter Disease, which causes swelling and a bony bump below the knee cap, and iliotibial band syndrome.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Learn more about Osgood-Schlatter disease, one of the most common causes of knee pain in young athletes, including treatment and prevention tips.

eMedicine - Osgood Schlatter Disease
A comprehensive review of the symptoms, diagnosis, causes and treatments of this common cause of knee pain in teens.

KidsHealth - Osgood-Schlatter Disease
A discussion of Osgood-Schlatter disease, which usually strikes adolescents during their growth spurts, and how it is treated.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.