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A 29-year-old female asked:

pain below knee 3mos now. no injury. xray mri normal. now less pain + little bump what could it be?

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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
Osgood Schlater's : In growing children it is a traction injury ( due to sports activity ) to tibial tuberosity apophysis. After the growth is completed, the pain subsides and ususally you are left with a bump.
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Any # of things: This could be a number of things. Get evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aaos.Org.

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