A 31-year-old female asked:
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what causes a baker’s cyst or a popliteal cyst on the back of the knee in an active two year old boy? is it common?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not common/happens: Some of these disappear on their own over time, some require intervention.
Answered on Jun 22, 2019

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