Baker's Cyst (Popliteal Cyst)

About- A Baker's cyst also known as a popliteal cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind the knee.
Symptoms-
 Swelling behind the knee, and leg
 Knee pain
 Stiffness and limited flexibility in the knee
 Occasional locking or clicking in the knee joint 

Causes-

 â€‹Damage to the knee’s cartilage (meniscus)
 Osteoarthritis of the knee
 Inflammatory arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis
 Gout

Specialists to Visit

 Orthopaedic Surgeon
 Rheumatologist
 Physiotherapist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com

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