Swelling is an abnormal enlargement of a part of the body, typically as a result of an accumulation of fluid.

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Enclosing the articulating part of the knee joint is a water-tight capsule made of a strong fibrous material lined on the inside with a thin layer of secretory cells.

Examining the acutely injured swollen knee

Part 2 of a course by Mr (Dr) Adrian Wilson on assessing the severely swollen knee after an injury.

Assessing the severely swollen knee after an injury - the context

Part 1 of a course by Mr (Dr) Adrian Wilson on assessing the severely swollen knee after an injury.

A simple explanation of the term 'water on the knee'.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

The acute swollen knee: diagnosis and management. Gupte C and St Mart J-P. J R Soc Med. 2013 Jul; 106(7): 259–268.


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