Cyst, synovial, of the popliteal space
A swelling in the space behind the knee (the popliteal space). The swelling is composed of a membrane-lined sac filled with synovial fluid that has escaped from the joint. Commonly called Baker’s cyst.

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  • Cyst — A closed sac or capsule, usually filled with fluid or semisolid material. * * * 1. A bladder. 2. An abnormal sac containing gas, fluid, or a semisolid material, with a membranous lining. SEE ALSO: pseudocyst. [G. kystis, bladder] adventitious c.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cyst, Baker — A swelling in the space behind the knee (the popliteal space) composed of a membrane lined sac filled with synovial fluid that has escaped from the joint. Named after the British surgeon William Morrant Baker (1839 1896). Also called a synovial… …   Medical dictionary

  • Synovial cyst, popliteal — A swelling in the space behind the knee (the popliteal space). The swelling is composed of a membrane lined sac filled with synovial fluid that has escaped from the joint. Commonly called Baker’s cyst …   Medical dictionary

  • Baker's cyst — Infobox Disease Name = Baker s cyst ICD10 = ICD10|M|71|2|m|70 ICD9 = ICD9|727.51 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = OMIM mult = MedlinePlus = 001222 eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 72 DiseasesDB = 1224 A Baker s cyst, otherwise known as a popliteal… …   Wikipedia

  • Baker cyst — A swelling in the space behind the knee (the popliteal space) composed of a membrane lined sac filled with synovial fluid that has escaped from the joint. Named after the British surgeon William Morrant Baker (1839 1896). Also called a synovial… …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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