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Kneecap swelling

Kneecap swelling: Introduction

Kneecap swelling: A swelling of the lower leg located around the kneecap. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Kneecap swelling, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Kneecap swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Kneecap swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Kneecap swelling: Symptom Checker

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Kneecap swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Kneecap swelling may include these symptoms:

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Kneecap swelling

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Detailed list of causes of Kneecap swelling

The list below shows some of the causes of Kneecap swelling mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Kneecap swelling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Kneecap swelling. Of the 18 causes of Kneecap swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Kneecap swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Kneecap swelling' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Kneecap swelling:

Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Knee symptoms (149 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Kneecap swelling:

Knee rash (18 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Knee pain (122 causes), Knee symptoms (149 causes), Infection (1293 causes), Sebaceous cyst, Ingrown hair follicle, Varicose vein, Malignancy, Osgood Schlatter Syndrome, Bakers Cyst, Tendonitis, Patellar femoral dysfunction, Skin cancer (45 causes)

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