- Foucher's Sign
- To evaluate the popliteal fossa for the presence of a Bakers Cyst
- Examine the popliteal fossa in full knee extension and in flexion
- Positive test
- Useful to distinguish from other masses in the popliteal fossa
- Palpation of the mass is unaffected by the knee position
- Examples: popliteal artery aneurysms, ganglia, adventitial cysts, and tumors
- Canoso JJ, Goldsmith MR, Gerzof SG, Wohlgethan JR. Foucher’s sign of the Baker’s cyst. Ann Rheum Dis. 1987;46:228-232.