Knee pain causes include:

  1. ACL injury
  2. Avascular necrosis
  3. Baker's cyst
  4. Broken leg
  5. Chondromalacia patella
  6. Collateral ligament injury
  7. Dislocation
  8. Fibromyalgia
  9. Gout
  10. Hyperextended knee
  11. Iliotibial band syndrome
  12. Knee bursitis
  13. Medial collateral ligament injury
  14. Meniscal cyst
  15. Osgood-Schlatter disease
  16. Osteoarthritis
  17. Osteochondritis dissecans
  18. Patellar tendinitis
  19. Peroneal tenosynovitis
  20. Posterior cruciate ligament injury
  21. Pseudogout
  22. Referred pain from hip area
  23. Rheumatoid arthritis
  24. Septic arthritis
  25. Soft tissue sarcoma
  26. Sprains and strains
  27. Tendinitis
  28. Tendon rupture
  29. Torn meniscus
  30. Water on the knee

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

Jul. 12, 2013