Category: Orthopedics

Baker Cysts

Baker cyst: aka popliteal cyst, is an extrusion of synovial fluid from knee joint space into the gastrocnemius/semimembranous bursa. Precipitated by

  1. Increased production in synovial fluid such as during inflammation states or any intra-articular pathology
  2. A communication formation between the joint and bursa

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