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Could swelling of the knee and water on the knee be related to bone cancer or osteosarcoma?

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Dr. Howard Luks
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Possibly

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Certainly a tumor is one of the least common causes of swelling around the knee. That being said, if you do have a tumor close to the knee, then it is possible that you can experience what we call a reactive effusion and thus experience fluid swelling or bleeding within the knee.

In brief: Possibly

This is a very difficult question to answer in 400 characters.
Certainly a tumor is one of the least common causes of swelling around the knee. That being said, if you do have a tumor close to the knee, then it is possible that you can experience what we call a reactive effusion and thus experience fluid swelling or bleeding within the knee.
Dr. Howard Luks
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Dr. Ilya Iofin
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Very rarely

Osteosarcoma is a very rare cancer.
It is most common around the knee and usually presents as a lump . It sometimes causes fluid to collect in the knee. But vast majority of cases of knee swelling are due to injury, arthritis and other benign conditions.

In brief: Very rarely

Osteosarcoma is a very rare cancer.
It is most common around the knee and usually presents as a lump . It sometimes causes fluid to collect in the knee. But vast majority of cases of knee swelling are due to injury, arthritis and other benign conditions.
Dr. Ilya Iofin
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