Definition of Synovial cyst, popliteal

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

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.


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