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Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease 732.4

 

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Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease ICD-9

  • 732.4 (juvenile osteochondrosis of the lower extemity, exlcuding foot)

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Overuse syndrome of inferior pole of the patella
  • Males > females. Generally 11-13 years old.

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Anatomy

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Clinical Evaluation

  • activity related anterior knee pain, worse with running, jumping, stairs.
  • pain with active knee extention
  • tenderness over inferior pole of patella

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Xray / Diagnositc Tests

  • A/P and Lateral knee views indicated. Demonstrate fragmentation of inferior pole of patella best seen on lateral view

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Classification / Treatment

  • Activity modification for 6 wks, ice, stretching, NSAIDs. Resume activities once symptoms abate.

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Complications

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Follow-up Care

Sindig-Larsen-Johansson Disease Review References

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