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Osgood-Schlatter disease

Patient Positioning

Patient lies supine, knee 20°–30° flexed.  Place a small pillow under the joint to keep this position.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a sagittal plane in the midline over the patellar tendon and the distal part of the patella or tibial tuberosity (landmark).

Note: Osgood-Schlatter disease is an inflammation of the area the patellar tendon from the kneecap attaches to the tibia.