Source: Medical News Today
Knee effusion, sometimes called water on the knee, occurs when excess fluid accumulates in or around the knee joint. Common causes include arthritis and injury to the ligaments or meniscus, which is cartilage in the knee.
Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
James M. Paci, MD joined the Orlin and Cohen Orthopedic Group as the Director of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine for Suffolk County in 2018 and is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He is a board-certified sports medicine orthopedic surgeon specializing in the care of athletes and disorders of the shoulder, elbow and knee.