BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2020 Feb 29;21(1):137. Epub 2020 Feb 29.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Soonchunhyang University Hospital Gumi, 179, 1gongdan-ro, Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, 39371, Korea.
Background: In adults, Baker's cyst development is attributable principally to secondary alterations after degenerative changes. The latter changes often accompany osteoarthritis, and we frequently encounter patients with Baker's cysts seeking total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Baker's cysts are not usually subject to extensive preoperative evaluation because the cysts often disappear naturally after surgery, unaccompanied by any adverse symptoms. Read More