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Lewiston, ME
A 49-year-old female asked:

I need help what could be wrong in back of my right knee? i was ruled out for a bakers cyst or a blood clot. which is negative?

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Rheumatology 35 years experience
Tendonitis: Other causes of pain in the back of the knee can come from overuse syndromes. Hamstring tendonitis can be a cause and probably the most common cause. Tendonitis of the calf, popliteus muscle injury or strain, and posterior cruciate ligament injury are also possible causes. Referred nerve pain from the lower back can also cause posterior knee area. Get a good exam and possible MRI may be needed.
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Last updated Nov 11, 2017


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