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A 28-year-old female asked:

Knee swelling occasionally at top of knee. gets stiff when sitting. pops at the top when bending. no trouble walking but can't squat down. concerned?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O BAKER'S CYST: Your SX are suggestive of a bakers cyst that may be leaking or potentially ruptured. You need to be examined and have an US or potentially MRI performed On the affected knee and calf. Seek prompt medical attention. Also ortho consult for steroid injection vs arthroscopic removal
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Last updated Jun 20, 2016


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