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What S A Bakers Cyst
I have old ligament in right knee now there's a bakers cyst there can't get help or answers bearly even walk?
Most likely problem : In the joint. A baker's cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind your knee. The pain can get worse when you fully flex or extend your knee or when you're active.Get it checked and ask if your doctor if will order MRI on the knee that ould give him a good about your problem. ...Read more
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
Pocket of fluid: A baker's cyst is a pocket of fluid that can develop behind your knee when your knee is hurt like arthritis or a cartilage tear. You can feel pain or tightness. Treatment depends on what's causing it. Please talk with your doc about what to do next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cyst behind the knee: A baker's cyst is classically a fluid filled cyst behind the knee. The cyst usually communicates with the knee via a small hole in the capsule or via the base of a tear in a meniscus. The knee makes fluid normally, but osteoarthritis or a mensical tear can cause an increase in fluid production, thus increasing pressure. The pathway of least resistance is out the back of the knee where a cyst forms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Related to knee inj: A bakers cyst is an accumulation of fluid behind the knee the cyst itself is typically uncomfortable, but may may related to some internal derangement in the knee. If the cyst and discomfort remains, consider an orthopedic exam and possible MRI to evaluate a possible meniscal tear. ...Read more
Well this ” baker cyst” is still there now going on 1 year. It measured 5.5 x 1.3 x 3.3 cm. Now a year later still hurts & feels bigger?
Consult: An orthopedic surgeon soon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Arthritis/inflammati: Baker cyst is a fluid filled process located behind the knee. In adults it is often the consequences of arthritis or inflammed meniscal. It is diagnosed by physical exam as well as doppler ultrasound. It can rupture and cause leg swelling and can present similarly as an episode of phlebitus or as a blood clot. Referral to ortho if no response to nsaids. ...Read more
Variable duration: Bakers cyst is an outpatching of the joint capsule of the knee. any injury within the knee can cause swelling to forces this capsule to expand posteriorly. it will diminish as the inflammatory process or injury resolves. ...Read more
Bakers cyst: I wouldn't recommend . But extremely hard and painful and high recurrence ...Read more
Not intentionally: Sometimes they rupture from activity or trauma and are very painful. A person should not try to do this intentionally. The cyst lies close to major vessels and nerves and would require more force than you could safely impart. In any case, a Baker's cyst is usually caused by a problem in your knee. It will return if the cause isn't addressed. ...Read more
Yes: A bakers cyst can easily been seen on an simple ultrasound. Mri will give much more details regarding other structures and possible pathology of the need as well. If necessary the fluid in a bakers cyst can be aspirated with a needle under ultrasound, but there is a recurrence rate to be expected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers