A 33-year-old female asked:
Bone cyst in anterior cortex of distal femur. what does it mean? could this be causing constant pain in my knee? plus small joint effusion
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Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Cyst can cause pain: A bone cyst in the distal femur is a common finding on x-ray of the knee. It is possible that the cyst can cause pain and a small effusion. The next step is to see a medical provider and have an MRI performed on the knee including the distal femur to evaluate the cyst and knee joint in more detail.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2019
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