Baker's cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Painful knee for 10 days. No trauma

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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

Ultrasound

Popliteal cyst present. Mininal 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
Case created: 10th Dec 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2016
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