Author: Alexhales10440

The most common symptom of a lateral meniscal cyst is pain. It usually worsens with activity. The patient may also notice swelling or mass in the lateral joint line that varies in size with activity. These symptoms are classical for cysts associated with a meniscal tear. In some cases, a larger cyst can be mistaken for a popliteal cyst if it manifests posteriorly into the popliteal space. 1. Introduction In order to make the correct diagnosis of this condition, physical therapists must take into account various clinical factors, including the patient’s history and examination findings, the results of diagnostic imaging,…

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