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Baker's Cyst


Picture of a 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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
Last RevisedAugust 3, 2010

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