What Are the Symptoms of a Ruptured Baker's Cyst?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 12:34:40 AM ET

Symptoms of a ruptured Baker's cyst include sharp pain generalized in the knee area, calf swelling and redness or a feeling of water running down the calf, according to Mayo Clinic. These symptoms occur when a cyst bursts and the synovial fluid inside leaks into the calf. Because these symptoms are similar to those of a blood clot, immediate evaluation of symptoms by a medical professional is required.

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