Disease Information for Patella traction tendinitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Knee Pain
Single Joint Pain
Tender/painful anterior knee/patella
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Tendonitis
Tendonopathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Tendon disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Recurrent/repetitive trauma/use
PROCESS/Muscle strain/pull (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
patella tendinitis, Patellar tendinitis, Patellar tendonitis, Patellar tendonitis (disorder), tendinitis patella, Synonym/Sindig-Johansson-Larsen's disease
Definition

Tendinitis low pole of patella, usually in young adults and kids from sports; often with calcifications; eponym is Sindig-Johansson-Larsen disease; locally painful and tender with anterior knee pain complant

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