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Behind knee swelling and Popliteal fossa inflammation
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Behind knee swelling and Popliteal fossa inflammation

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Results: Causes of Behind knee swelling AND Popliteal fossa inflammation

    1. Melanoma
     Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color....read more »

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Results: Causes of Behind knee swelling OR Popliteal fossa inflammation

    1. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    2. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    3. Callus
     Thickening of skin on hands or feet....more »
    4. Compartment Syndrome
     Excessive bleeding or swelling following surgery or injury can result in increased pressure within a section of the arms, legs or buttocks. The increased pressure affects blood flow and can result in tissue death necessitating amputation, nerve damage or ...more »
    5. Deep vein thrombosis
     Blood clot in vein, often in calf muscle vein in the leg....more »
    6. Fractures
     Fracture of a bone; also "broken bone"....more »
    7. Knee injury
     Any injury that occurs to the knee...more »
    8. Lipoma
     Tumor of fat cells usually just under the skin...more »
    9. Lymphadenitis
     The inflammation of the one or several lymph nodes...more »
    10. Melanoma
     Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color....more »

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