Baker cyst

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Knee pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

A fluid-filled lesion within the popliteal fossa, with a narrow neck that is outlined by medial head of the gastrocnemius and the semimembranosus tendons.

Case Discussion

This case nicely shows the typical MRI findings of an uncomplicated Baker's cyst.

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Case information

rID: 65232
Published: 13th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: baker, knee
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jordan University of science and technology

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