Popliteal cyst rupture due to unusual physical stress

Ayal Romem, Avi Shimony, Sharon Horowitz, Jacob Horowitz

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Popliteal cyst rupture is a known phenomenon following strenuous labor or sport activity. We present a case in which popliteal cyst rupture followed an unusual strenuous physical activity - devoted prayer during the holy month of the Ramadan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)653-654
Number of pages2
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Prayer
  • Ramadan
  • Ruptured popliteal cyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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