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2020 03

Am J Sports Med



Increased Posterior Tibial Slope in Patients With Osgood-Schlatter Disease: A New Association.


Green DW, Sidharthan S, Schlichte LM, Aitchison AH, Mintz DN
Am J Sports Med. 2020 03; 48(3):642-646.
PMID: 32004085.


Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a traction apophysitis of the tibial tubercle caused by repetitive strain and chronic avulsion from the patellar tendon. No widely accepted anatomic risk factors have been associated with OSD.