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A 38-year-old male asked:

Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Synovitis: yes, it is but you should have your child examined to be sure it is in fact synovitis and not a more serious infection
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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Knee pain: Children often have leg pains and foot pains after or during a viral infection. If there is no swelling or limp, it is not likely to be transient synovitis, which is fairly dramatic.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2018

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