Knee pain: Symptom


Knee pain causes include:

  • ACL injury (tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament in your knee)
  • Avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to limited blood flow)
  • Baker's cyst
  • Broken leg
  • Collateral ligament injury
  • Dislocation
  • Gout (arthritis related to excess uric acid)
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Knee bursitis (inflammation of fluid-filled sacs in the knee joint)
  • Lupus
  • Medial collateral ligament injury
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Osteoarthritis (disease causing the breakdown of joints)
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Osteomyelitis (a bone infection)
  • Patellar tendinitis
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • Posterior cruciate ligament injury
  • Pseudogout
  • Referred pain from hip area
  • Septic arthritis
  • Sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Torn meniscus