Baker's cyst

What is Baker's cyst?

A Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a benign swelling of the semimembranous or more rarely some other synovial bursa found behind the knee joint.

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hi i get a pain running down my leg from my hip to the back of my leg just below my knee on a regular basis, in november i got a severe pain in the...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Welcome to Healthcaremagic,
From your Query, i suspect that you may have either backers's cyst or deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

Baker cyst is...

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i have lumpy lesions in my left hamstring area, I had xray last week which diagnosed degenerative changes with lose bodies mainly at medial...

doctor1 MD

Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
Degenerative changes with presence of loose bodies in the knee is causing the unbearable pain you are having.
You...

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i have swelling in joints. it is one joint at a time. four weeks ago it was my left elbow (burisitis?), two weeks ago my left knee swollen and a...

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i got an mri and they said i had a cyst and ive been having migrains and dizzyness and lightheadiness they said the cyst wasnt the problem but they...

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I am 21 year old male 6'5" 220 lb athlete who was running and twisted my ankle and my knee went one direction and my upper body the other. I was...

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