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Popliteal Cyst

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Popliteal Cyst, Baker's Cyst, Baker Cyst

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Knee synovial cyst
  2. Forms in posteromedial popliteal space
    1. Level of gastrocnemius muscle medial head origin
  • Symptoms
  1. Gradual onset of pain in popliteal space
  • Signs
  1. Swelling at posteromedial aspect of popliteal space