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I Have Cysts On My Knee Will They Be Removed If I Asked
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Yes: There are a number of important structures behind the knee, including major nerves, arteries, and veins, and these are at risk with baker's cyst surgery. The back of the knee is sensitive to the touch normally and after any surgery in this area it can become hypersensitive, but this is usually temporary. Treatment is usually nonoperative. Some cysts come back after surgery. ...Read more
What causes a persistant cyst that comes out from the side of my knee replacement it was surgically removed and a poly exchange and it's back again?
I have a knee replacement, had a cyst removed which came out the side and tunneled to the back and in again, was removed and tested. It's back again?
Baker's cyst: Arises from the back of the knee or the side and goes to the back of the knee. Even if drained it can recur. It can be treated with prolotherapy by aspirating and then injecting the neck of the cyst with proliferant. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for information and a doctor. ...Read more
I have a baker's cyst on side of knee. Had it removed a year ago.its back & had mri. Doctor said its ok to leave it alone if no bother? Any risk?
I have a huge ganglion cyst on the top, right side of my right knee. After four or five aspirations. We finally decided on surgery. Well, I have had it aspirated twice since then (surgery was done in april 2012). The last aspiration removed 50cc of fl
I have a Bakers cyst outside my knee joint and Ive been told it will not be removed because it could cause more damage, I've also been told I can go b?
Second opinion: Bakers cysts can definitely be removed and it is not uncommon to have to do so. The bigger question is are you having enough trouble with it to have it removed. They are also sometimes associated with an internal derangement in the knee and so an MRI can provide more information. If you want it removed and the surgeon is unwilling, consider a second opinion. ...Read more