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Differential Diagnosis For Knee Swelling


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Cruciate knee ligament tear/damage
Patella fracture
Patella, dislocating
Torn meniscus/knee
Arthritis, traumatic
Knee sprain/injury
Patellofemoral stress syndrome/Runners
Jumpers knee/Enthesitis patella tendon origin
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Arthritis, gonococcal
Arthritis, pyogenic/septic
Lyme disease
Gonococcal disseminated infection
Clutton joints/knees
Lyme arthritis
Tuberculous hydrarthrosis
Infected organ, Abscesses
Tibia osteomyelitis
Pyogenic Knee Arthritis
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Rheumatic arthritis/acute
Lipoid nephrosis/Minimal change disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis (Marie-Strumple)
Arthritis of inflammatory bowel disease
Reiters Syndrome
Hydrarthrosis, intermittant
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Gouty arthritis
Gouty attack, acute/podagra
Arthropathy, calcium oxalate deposition
Arthropathy, hydroxyapatite crystal dis
Pseudogout syndrome
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Osteochondritis, tibial tubercle (Osgood Schlatter)
Osteochondritis/chondrosis disorder
Hypermobility of joints syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Hemophilic arthritis
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Knee osteoarthritis
Patellofemoral osteoarthritis
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Baker's cyst
Knee/loose cartilage syndrome
Foreign Body Joint/Synovium
Medial Plica Syndrome
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Charcot/neuropathic joint
Reference to Organ System
Knee arthritis
Anserine bursitis
Bursitis, popliteal
Osteochondritis dessicans
Prepatellar bursitis
Pigmented villonodular synovitis
Heirarchical Major Groups
Knee disorder
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External Links Related to Knee Swelling
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)