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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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Anserine bursa lies under the conjoined tendon of the Sartorius, Gracilus and Semitendinosus muscles at their insertion into the medial aspect of the tibia, approximately 5 cm below the medial joint line.
6% of the patients who received a local injection of methylprednisolone plus lidocaine at the anserine bursa had relief of pain.
The epicenter was deep to the traversing pes anserine tendons and superficial to the MCL and tibia in the expected location of the pes anserine bursa.
The pes anserine bursa lies deep to the pes anserinus and superficial to the tibial attachment of the MCL and the medial tibial plateau.
Editor's note: The pes anserine bursa is a small lubricating sac located between the shinbone (tibia) and three tendons of the hamstring muscle at the inside of the knee.