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A 26-year-old male asked:

What symptoms would an adult have, if he had sever's disease/calc. apophysitis as an adolescent, and never received treatment?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Goes away: This conditions are a reflection of an open growth plate and irritation within.Once growth stops and the growth plates disappear, it is not an issue. You could develop pain for other reasons, but the terms no longer apply.

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