La bursitis séptica es una enfermedad frecuente. Se produce principalmente en las bursas olecraneana y prepatelar, y afecta a varones de media edad. A bursa is a fluid-filled structure that is present between the skin and tendon or tendon and bone. The main function of a bursa is to reduce friction between. BACKGROUND: Septic bursitis usually affects subcutaneous localized bursae such the prepatellar and elbow bursae. This condition is infrequently reported in .

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Semin Arthritis Rheum, 24pp. When found in adolescents, it should be differentiated from Osgood—Schlatter disease [ Figure 4 ]. A year-old male presented with anterior knee pain: It must be differentiated from iliotibial tendinitis.

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Post-traumatic fistula connecting prepatellar bursa with knee joint. Bacterial infection of the superficial subcutaneous bursae.

The pes anserine bursa separates the pes anserine tendons, consisting of the distal sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus tendons, from the subjacent distal portion of the tibial collateral ligament and the bony surface of the medial tibial condyle. Septic bursitis in systemic lupus erithematosus.


[Infectious bursitis: study of 40 cases in the pre-patellar and olecranon regions].

In Greenberg, Michael I. The inflammation of a bursa is called bursitis.

When refering to evidence in academic writing, you should always try to reference the primary original source. Thin-walled and filled with synovial fluidthey represent the weak point of the joint, but also produce enlargements to the joint space.

To make a 2mm incision for each portal, a no. At last there is the elevation. Rheumatol Int, 4pp. On MRI, deep infrapatellar bursitis appears as a triangular fluid collection posterior to the patellar tendon [ Figure 3 ]. Infrapatellar bursae can be superficial or deep.

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Clinical and ultrasonographic findings related to knee pain in osteoarthritis. Typically, bursae are located around large joints such as the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. Clinically, patients may present with pain and swelling over the patella.

When there is a limited range of motion or patelag, a doctor may recommend using a needle and syringe to remove the fluid from the joint. Thank you for updating your details. J Rheumatol, 14 gursitis, pp. Clinically, there is a palpable swelling inferior to the patella. Synovial cysts of the hip joint and iliopsoas bursitis: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Orthopedics, 7pp. Case 2 Case 2. On MRI, iliotibial tendinitis appears as a fluid collection encircling the tendon, whereas bursitis appears as a localized oblong fluid collection adjacent to the tendon.


Iliotibial bursitis and tendinitis are usually due to overuse and varus stress of the knee. Retrieved from ” https: Chronic trauma in the form of prolonged or repeated kneeling leads to inflammation and hemorrhagic bursitis. Clinic Rheumatol, 3pp. Skeletal Radiol, 33pp. Septic and nonseptic olecranon bursitis.

The pes anserinus tendons arrowhead in B are seen inferior to the bursa.