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.

Biceps femoris tendinopathy

Hamstring Tendonitis

Medically reviewed by Dr. Chaminda Goonetilleke, 8th Dec. 2021 Hamstring tendinitis/tendinopathy is inflammation or degeneration of one of the hamstring tendons at the point where it attaches to the back of the knee. This occurs …

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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 caused by an underlying injury or condition in the knee joint. Medically reviewed by Dr. Chaminda Goonetilleke, …

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