A 31-year-old female asked:
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are baker’s cysts rare in a rambunctious two year old ? would the ultrasound tech be able to tell if it was a myxoid tumor by the look of the substance?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: February 2001, Volume 176, Number 2. Musculoskeletal Imaging. Sonographic Detection of Baker's Cysts. Comparison with MR Imaging. Eric E. Ward1, Jon A. Jacobson2, David P. Fessell2, Curtis W. Hayes2 ... Show all. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2001;176: 373-380. 10.2214/ajr.176.2.1760373. From this study from 2001 the ultrasound could not do this.
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