Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 10, October 2015, pages 450-452

Unusual Presentation of Brucellosis in Baker’s Cyst


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Normal osteoarticular appearance of both knees, except for the moderate osteoarthritis.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. There is a well-defined heterogeneous hypoechoic cystic lesion, and here it is showing the needle is inserted for aspiration.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. This US has been taken 10 days after aspiration.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Left knee effusion with synovitis with large joint effusion without bone destruction.


Table 1. Lab Results
Test codeResultReference value
All in normal range except for ESR, which was 52 (RR 0 - 20 mm/h).
WBC10.95 × 109/L3.90 - 11.00 × 109/L
Neutrophils, %65.70%30-70%
Lymphocytes, %25%23-60%
Eosinophiles, %0.50%1-12%
ESR52 mm/h0 - 20 mm/h