A cyst is an abnormal discrete collection of fluid in an enclosed body space.

 

Baker's cyst

A Baker's cyst is a lump at the back of the knee.

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Meniscal cyst

A meniscal cyst is an abnormal swelling on the side of the knee.

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Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst is a swelling within a tendon.

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Bone cyst

A bone cyst is a fluid-filled cavity in a bone.

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

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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