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What problems happen in the back of the knee besides baker's cyst. I have pain and swelling in the knee above the kneecap.?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain and swelling

If you are having pain and swelling above the kneecap there are different possibilities.
You could have problems with your quadriceps tendon insertion, arthritis, or something torn inside your knee.

In brief: Pain and swelling

If you are having pain and swelling above the kneecap there are different possibilities.
You could have problems with your quadriceps tendon insertion, arthritis, or something torn inside your knee.
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