J Broomfield*, P Ralte, S Morapudi, N Vasireddy and S Kershaw; Journal of Surgical Case Reports

Title: Anterior knee pain: an unusual presentation of renal cell carcinoma

Metastasis of any kind to the patella is rare. Metastasis to the patella causing symptoms representing the first presentation of underlying malignancy is rarer still. We report the case of a previously fit and well 74-year-old male presenting with left anterior knee pain. The initial diagnosis was osteoarthritis but after continued symptoms a diagnosis of solitary patella metastasis from a primary renal cell carcinoma was confirmed.

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