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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have an ache in my left leg, mainly around my knee/kneecap. is it likely to be anything serious like bone cancer or something more common?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Why do you ask?: While these tumors are not commony, this is the right age and a likely location for osteosarcoma. If it's bugged you for more than two weeks, or it actually bothers you much, get seen.
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Last updated May 12, 2014

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