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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can a mri show a bakers cyst? i have a lot of painful grinding in the knee with catching at the medial knee joint line. could that be a meniscus tear?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Podiatry 49 years experience
Yes mri: Mri can demonstrate baker's cyst also diagnostic ultrasound studies. It is cheaper.
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Dr. Robert Gould
Radiology 45 years experience
I agree ultrasound is faster easier and cheaper to exclude Baker's cyst , popliteal aneurysm , hematoma and solid mass. MRI more definitiv
Mar 9, 2013
Last updated Aug 22, 2020


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