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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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It has been suggested that in order to avoid postoperative problems of the anterior wall of the prepatellar bursa only the posterior wall can be removed.
Arthroscopic excision of the prepatellar bursa is technically challenging, with importance placed on inflating the bursa prior to inserting the arthroscope, maintaining bursal distention and visualization throughout the procedure, and avoiding penetration of superficial skin and underlying patella tendon.
Arthroscopic excision of the prepatellar bursa, however, remains a technically challenging procedure.
Endoscopic bursal resection: the olecranon bursa and prepatellar bursa.
Endoscopic resection of the septic prepatellar bursa.