Local knee swelling

Here we list knee injuries which have symptom of local swelling. This means swelling occurs at a specific point rather than throughout the whole knee joint.

Torn cartilage meniscus

Torn Meniscus

A torn meniscus is a tear of one of the semi-circular cartilage discs in the knee joint. A medial meniscus tear on the inside of the knee is more common. It is caused by direct …

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Bakers Cyst

Baker’s Cyst

A Baker’s Cyst or Popliteal cyst is a prominent swelling at the back of the knee. It is usually caused by an underlying injury or condition in the knee joint but the athlete is often …

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