Speech bubble sign

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


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Case Discussion

The appearances of a Baker's cyst has been described as appearing like a speech (or talk) bubble, like those used in cartoon.

This related to the neck of the cyst arising from the synovial space into the larger dilated cystic element.

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Case information

rID: 48469
Published: 8th Oct 2016
Last edited: 8th Oct 2016
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