One of the following statements regarding Baker's cyst is wrong (AIIMS May 2012)
|A||Generally follows synovial rupture or herniation in an osteoarthritic knee|
|B||The lump is in the midline of the limb but below the joint line|
|C||Recurrence after surgery is unknown|
|D||The cyst may leak or rupture, fluid then tracks down the calf which becomes swollen and tender mimicking a calf vein thrombosis.|
Recurrence after surgery is unknown
It is also called popliteal cyst and is common in osteoarthritic knees when it is called Baker's cyst. It may be even seen in rheumatoid knees also. It fluctuates but is not tender. Excision is not advised because of high rate of recurrence.