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A 41-year-old member asked:

is swelling of the knee and water on the knee a symptom of bone cancer or osteosarcoma?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Many reasons: There are many reasons for fluid collections in the knee or swelling of the knee. Bone cancer/osteosarcoma can cause this problem but it is much more likely to be another cause. Trauma will cause these symptoms as will arthritis or degenerative joint disease. This should be evaluated by your primary care physician.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Knee problem: It is most likely from osteoarthritis and very less likely from osteosarcoma.

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