Baker cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Painful knee for 10 days. No trauma

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Small joint effusion. No fracture. Posterior soft tissue swelling. 


Popliteal cyst present. Minimal fluid is seen at inferior end of the cyst in subcutenous plane suggesting possible early rupture / leak.

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Case information

rID: 12520
Published: 10th Dec 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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