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The lower limb is the commonest site for lumps and swellings particularly those causing concern for sarcoma. Although many are benign, some may be bothersome - particularly if they grow bigger. The lump may lead to limitation of movement, compression on structures including nerve and vessels and pain.

The lower limb includes the hip, thigh, button, knee and lower leg including foot and ankle.

Problems within a knee may be due to uncommon pathology which may present as mechanical symptoms or persistent knee swelling.

Common lower limb lumps includes:

If you have a lump on your lower limb, particularly if getting bigger or feels deep, please get in touch for assessment.