Osgood Schlatter Disease Underlying Cause
The exact cause of Osgood Schlatter disease is not known. However, the inflammation seems to be related to intense physical activity. The tibial tubercle is a bony prominence located on the front of the tibia. The muscles of the thigh pull on a tendon that attaches to the tibial tubercle. Strenuous use of the thigh muscles seems to cause the inflammation.
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