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Ligament Knee Injury Evaluation
- Knee bruise
- Decreased range of motion
- Knee swelling
- Difficulty walking
- Numbness in the leg below the knee
- Tenderness overlying the bones of the knee
Tests may be necessary to exclude a serious injury, such as a knee dislocation or knee fracture.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a knee sprain include
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PubMed Ligament Knee Injury References
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