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Have knee pain after a fall. Treatment for Baker's cyst with internal debris?

had an mri on my left knee due to continued pain after a fall.. broke my right ankle in the same fall but with all the non weight bearing I did pain in left knee worsened. mri shows many things mostly degenerative changes, one possible tear. What is moderate lateral patellar tilt with subluxation? What would be the treatment for a moderate sized complex baker s cyst with internal debris? What would the internal debris be? pus? bone chip? something else?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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The lateral patellar tilt with mild subluxation is due to the degenerative changes of the knee and suspected tear. The debris in the baker's cyst could be due to mild blood or infection inside it. If it is symptomatic, surgical treatment may be needed.
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Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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