- Common accumulation of synovial fluid that is usually the result of a knee joint abnormality, such as arthritis or a cartilage tear.
- May present with swelling or pain behind the knee, but most cases are asymptomatic.
- May rupture, leading to severe pain and calf swelling.
- Usually only conservative treatment is required.
- Large symptomatic cysts that do not resolve may require drainage.
最終更新日: 10 15, 2012