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Severe knee pain bend, walk, stairs, etc. mri 5 yrs ago partial tear of acl & cyst. now radiates in calf/down leg; wakes @ night; ankle fract may '13?

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Dr. David Trettin answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Get examined!: Your symptoms suggest patellofemoral( kneecap) pain. Your 'cyst' may be causing the pain in the back of your knee ( popliteal/ Bakers' cyst ).Not sure if your 'partial' ACL injury is causing symptoms or not without a thorough examination( it can cause cysts in the knee joint occasssionally.) See a board certified ORS. Best of Luck!

Answered 7/18/2014

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