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Approach to acute knee pain and injury in children and skeletally immature adolescents

Albert C Hergenroeder, MD
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Joseph Chorley, MD
Richard G Bachur, MD
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James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


The evaluation of acute knee injury in the child or skeletally immature adolescent athlete will be presented here.

The evaluation of children with joint pain and swelling, the evaluation of chronic knee pain in children and skeletally mature adolescents, and the approach to knee pain in the athlete or active adult, including skeletally mature adolescents, are discussed separately:

(See "Evaluation of the child with joint pain and/or swelling".)

(See "Approach to chronic knee pain or injury in children or skeletally immature adolescents".)

(See "Approach to the adult with knee pain likely of musculoskeletal origin".)

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