Sinding-Larsen Johansson disease
A disorder of the proximal end of the patellar tendon as it inserts into the inferior pole of the patella. It corresponds to a chronic traction injury of the immature osteotendinous junction.
It is a closely related to Osgood-Schlatter disease.Some authors regard SLJ disease as jumper’s knee in a paediatric setting, affecting older children age 10 to 14.
Management Rest, quadriceps flexibility exercises
• Osgood Schlatter disease
• Jumper’s knee
• Patellar sleeve fractures
• Bipartite patella
• Infrapatellar bursitis