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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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From this work, the University of Southampton researchers discovered that some of the swellings and associated feeling of 'walking on marbles' were related to inflamed bursae (a fluid-filled sac usually found in areas subject to friction) that had developed underneath the forefoot joints.
In January 2009, in the nature reserve in Qinling Mountains, China, hygromas were found on the knees, stifles, hocks, haunches, and bursae between the nuchal ligament and the primary thoracic spines of 10 free-ranging takins (Budorcas taxicolor).
Chronic gout is often associated with the development of tophaceous deposits within cartilage, synovial membranes, bursae, and tendons.
This category includes conditions, such as bursitis, trigger finger, synovitis, epicondylitis, and tendonitis, that are associated with repetitive activity and that affect muscles, bursae, tendons, and fibrous tissues.
They do not attack the joints themselves but affect the bursae and tendons.
A Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found around the body - at any points at where friction can occur.
Two important bursae may lead to hip pain: iliopectineal and greater trochanteric bursa.
Local injection (methylprednisolone and 1% lidocaine) of isolated joint spaces, bursae, or trigger points in conjunction with PT or stretching, often provides at least temporary relief over several weeks and sometimes avoidance of more potent systemic agents.
SIS sets the stage for further degenerative shoulder conditions that eventually undermine all shoulder joint structures including tendons, muscles, bursae, and bony articular surfaces.
Vaughan, Radiographic anatomy of tendon sheaths and bursae in the horse, Equine Vet J, 18:102-06 (1986).
Primary subdeltoid bursitis is uncommon due to its deep anatomic location compared to the superficial bursae where penetrating trauma predisposes to development of infection.
The other three specimens from Tsaraepae were young birds with bursae and incompletely ossified skulls.
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