A popliteal cyst is a fluid-filled lump at the back of the knee.

A Baker's cyst can appear suddenly and be experienced as a painful lump on the inner aspect of the crease at the back of the knee.

Baker's cyst Baker's cyst

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Synonyms: 
Baker's Cyst
Bakers Cyst
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Short article about the anatomical factors that allow a Baker's cyst to develop.

An explanation by Dr Lars Blond as to why he uses keyhole surgery to remove a Baker's cyst.

Pain in the back of the knee

An overview with illustrations.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Baker's Cyst. Demange MK., Rev Bras Ortop. 2011 Nov-Dec; 46(6): 630–633.

Popliteal cysts: a current review. Herman AM, Marzo JM. Orthopedics. 2014 Aug;37(8):e678-84

Baker's Cyst Filled with Hematoma at the Lower Calf Yoo M-J, Yoo J-S, Jang H-S, Hwang C-H. Knee Surg Relat Res. 2014 Dec; 26(4): 253–256.


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