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My 7 years old son was diagnosed with osteochondroma. We did only X-ray on the lump on right knee. Should we make MRI or biopsy ? Want to make sure.

My 7 years old son was diagnosed with osteochondroma. We did only X-ray on the lump on right knee. Should we make MRI or biopsy ? Want to make sure.

Easy call: Osteochondromas on the knee are very familiar and commonplace. If the radiologist and orthopedist are satisfied on plain film, then leave it alone unless there's a good reason to excise it. Get a 2nd radiologist before a $$ scan. Mri isn't going to add more information. The decision to excise would rest upon whether it is growing rapidly, has very thick cartilage, or hurts. ...Read more

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Why do I have a growing lump on my right knee along with severe pain? It has lasted for the weeks.

Why do I have a growing lump on my right knee along with severe pain? It has lasted for the weeks.

See below : If the lump is under the knee this is growing baker cyst. Regardless of its location growing painful lump has to be worked up. ...Read more

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I have bad pain in the right knee with a lump on it I have nf also what should I do?

I have bad pain in the right knee with a lump on it I have nf also what should I do?

Cyst?: If the lump is on the back of the knee, it could be baker's cyt. If it is located front of knee, it could be a simple cyst. Either way, have it checked. ...Read more

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I had an injury on my right knee after running, pain is better now but I have a pea size lump?

I had an injury on my right knee after running, pain is better now but I have a pea size lump?

Knee lump: It depends upon location. It could be a prepatellar, infrapatellar, or pes bursitis. If it is deeper and mobile, it could be a loose body. ...Read more

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I fell on my right knee and it hurt alot at first. There's pain when i rub the area and feel a lump moving under my skin?

I fell on my right knee and it hurt alot at first. There's pain when i rub the area and feel a lump moving under my skin?

Knee contusion: Most likely there is still resolving inflammation and/or contusion (bruise) in the area. Continue to monitor. If pain persists or is accompanied by difficulty walking, etc., I recommend that you seek medical attention. ...Read more

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A golf ball size lump showed suddenly on the inner part of my right knee slightly toward back. No pain at all. What could it be?

A golf ball size lump showed suddenly on the inner part of my right knee slightly toward back. No pain at all. What could it be?

Baker's cyst: Is a fluid collection that can develop behind the knee. Ultrasound can show that area easily. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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This morning i noticed a lump behind my right knee. Throughout the day it had gotten bigger, red and painful. Any ideas what it is?

Many possibilities : A a physician could help sort through those with a history and physical. Baker's cyst, boil, insect bite, blood clot, swollen lymph node, phlebitis are some possibilities. Best to get a professional opinion. ...Read more

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Fluid filled lump on left part of right knee. Hurt to touch. Next day lump is gone but it still hurts to touch. Any ideas of what it could be?

Fluid filled lump on left part of right knee. Hurt to touch. Next day lump is gone but it still hurts to touch. Any ideas of what it could be?

It might be bursitis: blister or a hemtoma, based on the fluid-filled feature of the lump. Did you hit your knee recently or do you spend a lot of time kneeling? I would apply a cold compress to it and take Advil (ibuprofen) for pain if needed. If you start to have increasing pain, difficulty walking or develop fever, I would see a doctor right away! Feel better! ...Read more

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Hello, my 8 year old son woke up with a small hard lump on the inside of his right knee, he is complaining of pain to the touch & weight bearing?

Hello, my 8 year old son woke up with a small hard lump on the inside of his right knee, he is complaining of pain to the touch & weight bearing?

Better get seen: By his pediatrician first, given this picture, can be knee effusion or something else, history of immediate trauma isn't necessary, wish you both wellness ...Read more