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.

Back to top


Meniscal cyst

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

Back to top


Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst is a swelling within a tendon.

Back to top


Bone cyst

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

Back to top


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


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

See biography...