A traction apophysitis is a condition where excessive pull on a tendon attachment creates an area of inflammation on the bony bump (apophysis) where the tendon attaches.

traction apophysitis
Traction apophysitis of the tibial tubercle.

Dr Lars Blønd discusses a case of a patient who had had Osgood Schlatters' disorder as a child, but continued to be symptomatic into adulthood.



Osgood Schlatters

Osgood Schlatters continuing to adulthood


Traction apophysitis of the knee: A case report. Malherbe K. Radiol Case Rep. 2019 Jan; 14(1): 18–21.

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