Knee effusion

What is Knee effusion?

Knee effusion, is the fluid that accumulates around the knee joint, and it could be due to many reasons, most commonly swelling or injury to the joint, ligaments, meniscus, etc. The type of fluid that accumulates around the joint will depend on the underlying disease or cause.

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What could cause severe fluid on the knee, when no trauma was known. Past knee surgery 28 yrs ago. This is a 42 year old male, 5'11", 180 lbs....

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Knee effusion possibly can be monoarticular rheumatoid arthritis.

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my 2 knees are swollen on the inside of my legs i am also overweight but my legs are like this before i had weight...

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It may be knee arthritis

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I have read your case and I think you might be having knee osteoarthritis. But...

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I am curious what my MRI of my left knee shows. I have a picture but have to wait a few weeks for my next appointment....

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Please upload more images of different sequences.

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It is not possible to comment from single image.Please...

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