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Lower leg stiffness persisting several months after arthroscopic knee surgery?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Baker's cyst

It may be or may not be related to the arthroscopic surgery.
I would consider a baker's cyst with fluid leaking down from the knee as a possibility. Would also consider other vascular, neurologic, bone or joint consideration. If the reason for the arthroscopy was in the arthritis maybe there's arthritis in the ankle midfoot or hind foot.

In brief: Baker's cyst

It may be or may not be related to the arthroscopic surgery.
I would consider a baker's cyst with fluid leaking down from the knee as a possibility. Would also consider other vascular, neurologic, bone or joint consideration. If the reason for the arthroscopy was in the arthritis maybe there's arthritis in the ankle midfoot or hind foot.
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