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Weatherford, TX
A female asked:

Can a 46 year old sedentary woman get osgood-schlatter's? i have a lump/knot on one knee like the pictures. slightly tender but it doesn't hurt.

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
No: Osgood-Schlatter (OS) disease by definition, occurs in adolescents who have open growth plates. The patellar tendon causes inflammation and increased stress at the growth plate of the tibial tuberosity. However, patellar tendonitis can occur at the same location in an adult. The bony enlargement that can develop in a teenager with OS often remains permanent. Infrapatellar bursitis can cause a lump
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Last updated Oct 2, 2017


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