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A 43-year-old female asked:

I fractured my distal femur and tibia at the knee, i'm healed but i have pain on my outer knee along with a distorted look. what could this be?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Hard to say: There are a lot of possibilities. An exam and x-ray would almost surely determine the cause. If you had surgery, it could be a prominent screw. Sometimes extra bone will form around a fracture that can appear as a lump that will usually remodel. Consider being seen, .

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Last updated Apr 19, 2014

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