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a city in northwestern Turkey


a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints

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McWilliams [10] reported the first case of ventral-side scapular OC accompanied by adventitious bursa. Since this first reported case, to the best of our knowledge, there have been 20 cases of the solitary ventral-side scapular OC associated with a large bursa (including our case) reported in the English literature (Table 1).
McWilliams, "Subscapular exostosis with adventitious bursa," Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
Pressure from footwear then causes painful hyperkeratotic lesions--corns and calluses--on both plantar and dorsal aspects of the foot, an adventitious bursa on the medial prominence of the bunion can also develop.
Because the foot and ankle must bear weight and receive mechanical stress from the ground and are exposed to chronic stimulation by socks and shoes, the foot and ankle region is one of the commonest sites where an adventitious bursa may develop [8].