Apophysitis of the tibial tubercle is
|A||Pellegrini Stieda disease|
|D||Osgood Schlatter’s disease|
Osgood Schlatter’s disease
In this common disorder of adolescence the tibial tubercle becomes painful and swollen. Although often called Osteochondritis or apophysitis it is nothing more than a traction injury of the apophysis into which the patellar tendon is inserted.