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Osgood-Schlatter disease

Pronunciation: oz'gud shlaht'er

Definition: inflammation of the growth center (apophysis) that forms the tibial tubercle.

Synonym(s): apophysitis tibialis adolescentium, Schlatter disease, Schlatter-Osgood disease

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