A baker's cyst is a benign swelling found behind the knee.
A baker's cyst is also known as a popliteal cyst which lies posterior to the medial femoral condyle. The cyst is connected to the knee through a valvular opening. Knee effusion from intra-articular pathology allows the fluid to go through the valve to the cyst in one direction.
There are two most common causes:-
Diseases ConditionsKnee Pain Baker's Cyst ACL Tears MCL Tears Meniscal Injuries Ligament Injuries Knee Arthritis Osteoarthritis
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