Rheumatologic Conditions affecting the Knee


Rheumatologic Conditions affecting the Knee, Knee Associated Rheumatologic Conditions

  1. Unilateral or bilateral knee involvement
  2. Crepitation and effusion present without synovitis
  1. Bilateral knee involvement
  2. Knee Effusion and synovitis present
  1. Commonly affects knee
  2. Acute Unilateral Knee Pain, swelling and erythema
  1. Occasional knee involvement
  1. Knee is most commonly affected joint
  • Findings
  • Other Knee Findings
  1. Bakers Cyst (present in any type of Arthritis)
    1. Popliteal Cyst causes fullness behind knee
    2. Cyst may compress veins or lymph channels
  2. Traumatic Knee Injury