Also known as Knee Mass and Lump On Knee
Knee lump or mass is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of knee lump or mass are ganglion cyst, osteoarthritis, and sprain or strain. Other possible causes, such as molluscum contagiosum, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with knee lump or mass, 81% report having knee pain, 33% report having arm lump or mass, and 33% report having knee swelling.
Patients with knee lump or mass often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, physical therapy exercises, excision, arthrocentesis, traction; splints; and other wound care and echocardiography .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with knee lump or mass include podophyllum resin topical, fluocinolone topical, glycopyrrolate, cortisone, phentermine, tizanidine, acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine, risedronate (actonel), propofol, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar) and malathion topical .
Groups of people at highest risk for knee lump or mass include race/ethnicity = hispanic age 5-14 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get knee lump or mass.