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Knee locking: Inability to either straighten or bend knee. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Knee locking, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Knee locking, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Knee locking may include:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Knee locking. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The list of organs typically affected by Knee locking may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Knee locking mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Knee locking. Of the 18 causes of Knee locking that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Knee locking' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Knee locking, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Knee locking:
Stiff knee (21 causes), Knee symptoms (149 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Knee locking:
Stiff knee (21 causes), Knee pain (122 causes), Knee symptoms (149 causes), Knee collapse (6 causes), Knee cartilage fragment, Knee bone fragment, Knee ligament damage, Knee cartilage disorder, Torn medial meniscus, Osteochondritis dissecans, Knee alignment problem, Kneecap malalignment, Knee pseudo-lock, Knee arthritis
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