Popliteal cysts in a pediatric patient.

  • A R Soslow
  • Published 1987 in Annals of emergency medicine


A 12-year-old boy with recurrent complaints of knee pain and swelling for six months, but without diagnosed rheumatological disease, presented with calf swelling and knee pain of several days duration. Examination revealed findings consistent with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and a ruptured Baker's cyst. This is the sixth reported case of ruptured Baker's… (More)