A member asked:

Osgood schlatter's x-rays say everything is normal - yet i have a visible bump on my knee and it's very painful. why does it not show?

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Dr. Blake Miller answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

your x-rays likely do show evidence of Osgood-Schlatter's but it's likely projectional and not easy to see. It all depends on the x-ray tech taking the image and person interpreting it. Often, x-rays for this disease can be subtle. Doesn't change the course of management.

Answered Mar 5, 2015

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