Massive complex Baker’s cyst treatment with open excision and arthroscopic partial meniscectomy: a case report




Popliteal cyst, Baker’s cyst, Open excision, Arthroscopy, Partial meniscectomy


Baker’s cyst is known to be associated with intra articular pathologies such as meniscus tears, chondral lesions, synovitis, synovial plica and cruciate ligament injuries. Complex Baker’s cyst excision alone is known to have high chance of recurrence. Combined treatment strategies that addresses intra-articular pathologies with excision of the cyst and closure of the valve, are thought to reduce chances of recurrence of such cysts. We present a case of massive complex Baker’s cyst treated with arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy, synovectomy, open cystectomy and closure of the valve.

Author Biography

Prateek S. Joshi, Consultant Orthopaedic and Arthroscopy Surgeon, Atharva Orthopaedic Superspeciality Hospital, Nava Vadaj, Ahmedabad

Consultant Orthopaedic & Arthroscopy Surgeon

Atharva Orthopaedic Super speciality Hospital

Ahmedabad -380013


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