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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Classic Cause- Yes!: Most baker's cyst are in fact associated with a degenerative meniscal tear, seen often in conjunction with knee joint osteoarthritis. The angered/inju ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure about the..: question, but I assume you are asking about the surgery and recovery. Surgery is typically knee arthroscopy through two poke holes on either side of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopic: Arthroscopic surgery is the surgery typically done for tears of the medial and/ or lateral meniscus. Depending on the type of tear, the surgery typic ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Meniscus: Either a scope or MRI would support your diagnosis. If it feels the same as before, you are likely correct. All the best and protect your knee.
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Boran
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bakers : Bakers cysts do not cause meniscal tears, however, meniscal tears do cause bakers cysts.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: A bakers cyst is a herniation of the posterior knee capsule in between two tendons in the back of the knee. Hopefully, as your father gets further aw ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear: Obviously a meniscus tear is not a life-threatening condition, so one option is to observe. After 15 months of persistent pain/swelling, things are un ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several options: If you aren't having any pain or symptoms, nothing needs to be done. MRI's after meniscus repair may not be completely accurate. If you are having pai ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It : It is actually the other way around. A meniscal tear causes the baker's cyst. The collagen fibers of the meniscus are arranged in a parallel arrangeme ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
Not really: This is a chronic condition. Meniscal tears are associated with cysts, usually posteriorly, since that's where there's room to grow. Physiotherapy c ... Read More

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