Quiste de Baker

Un quiste de Baker se observa como una hinchazón en la parte posterior de la rodilla y se forma cuando hay acumulación de líquido articular en esta área de la rodilla. La hinchazón puede deberse a inflamación o a otras causas, como artritis. Esta condición puede observarse tanto en adultos como en niños.

Quiste de Baker

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Last reviewed 11/9/2012 by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang. Previouly reviewed by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery (6/4/2011).

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