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Left knee numb, lump felt above knee, ultrasound normal. possible reason?

For the last couple of months i have noticed that above the left knee i get an area that goes numb and yesterday i felt like a cyst or lump just above the knee, not sure if this is related but a few years ago i had with the same leg an indentation of the outer thigh that is getting deeper too, i did have an ultrasound done or it then but they did not see anything
Asked On : Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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numbness can be due to many causes such as nerve pathology in spine or in the thigh. but if you have new lump then another ultrasound scan can help
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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