Baker's Cyst

Baker's cyst

A Baker's cyst is a pocket of joint fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. It is also called a popliteal cyst.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

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William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Kenneth J. Koval MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma