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What diseases and conditions can cause knee pain?

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You can get pain in the knee from diseases or conditions that involve the knee joint, the soft tissues and bones surrounding the knee, or the nerves that supply sensation to the knee area. The knee joint is commonly affected by rheumatic diseases, immune diseases that affect various tissues of the body including the joints.

From: Knee Injuries and Osteoarthritis WebMD Medical Reference

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Clinical Primer of Rheumatology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, edited by William Koopman, et. al., 2003. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, W B Saunders Co, edited by Shaun Ruddy, et.al., 2000.

Osteoarthritis and Knee Pain on MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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Clinical Primer of Rheumatology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, edited by William Koopman, et. al., 2003. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology, W B Saunders Co, edited by Shaun Ruddy, et.al., 2000.

Osteoarthritis and Knee Pain on MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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