Baker’s Cyst

A swelling in the space behind the knee (popliteal space) that is composed of a membrane-lined sac filled with synovial fluid that has escaped from the joint. Also known as synovial cyst of the popliteal space. Complications include Deep Vein Thrombosis, Compartment Syndrome etc. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES One study found that around 25% of patients … Continue reading Baker’s Cyst