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10 year old boy feel hard on knee been swollen and sore for 4 days can not walk on that leg xray shows no broke bones what would he had done?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
There are other: types of injuries that won't show up on an x-ray, including muscle and other soft tissue injuries, cartilage injuries, and ligament and tendon injuries. Not all fractures show up immediately on xray. Follow up with your doc for additional evaluation.
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