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Swelling behind knee: Baker's cyst form over the back and inside aspect of the knee (posteromedial) just to the midline of the hamstring tendons. The common symptoms are swelling, fullness in the back of the knee, and/or pain/tightness with knee bending. Baker's cyst can grow or shrink in size often related to activtiy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling from joint: Baker's cysts are a result of a weakness in the capsule of the knee joint. If there is cause for increased fluid pressure in the knee (arthritis or meniscus tear) fluid may leak out of the capsule and form a cyst behind the knee. The swelling can come and go. If persistent, addressing the cause (i.e. A meniscus tear) often results in disappearance of the cyst. Surgery rarely done for cyst alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baker cyst: Baker cyst in adult usually devolved sequence to joint problems? When you address the joint conditions the cyst most of the time disappear.Some surgeon drain it and inject it the with steroid. Some time stay and it is too big , we recommend surgical excision. This cyst could happened in children's, we observe it, use t antinflamatory agents, if continue and get bigger we recommend surgical excis. ...Read more
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