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

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You have more than 150 bursae throughout your body, but bursitis tends to strike in larger joints, particularly the hips.
9, 10): valva not furcated and apical part of ampulla blunt shaped; uncus part deeply concave and bilobed; saccus elongated downward and very slender; ductus bursae of female genitalia shorter than corpus bursae (Fig.
A bursa around the knee was classified as present when there was more than 5 mm of synovial liquid in the suprapatellar bursa and as absent when there was less than 5 mm.[11] Other fluid-filled bursae were considered present or absent and described based on their locations.
Caption: Figure 2: The anatomic sites for pressure pain threshold evaluations over the muscles, patellar tendon, pes anserinus bursae, and supraspinous ligaments in the anterior, posterior, and lateral views.
Many authors described that the scapular OC with a large bursa penetrated the subscapularis and serratus anterior muscles and that the bursae were formed along the chest wall; although Chiarelli et al.
Bursae are fluid-filled compacted sacs with synovial fluid that acts as a cushion between bones, tendons, joints, and muscles.
See image of deposition of sodium urate monohydrate crystals in synovial membranes, articular cartilage, ligaments, bursae leading to destruction of cartilage.
The doctor told me I had bursitis, which meant that the bursae or fluid-filled sacs near my knee joint were inflamed.
Bursae are sac like structures between skin and bone or between tendons, ligaments, and bone lined by synovial tissue.
This condition is usually monoarticular, can be locally destructive, and involves muscles, tendons, bursae, bones, and skin.
The Protective Effects of Lactobacillus Casei and Lactobacillus Acidophilus Against Liver and Bursae of Fabricius Pathological Changes Induced by Aflatoxin B1 or Fumonsin B1 Contaminated Feed in Broilers Journal Tikrit Univ.
Kuhn et al described two types of bursal tissue scattered around the scapula, two major and four minor bursae. The major bursae are, the scapulothoracic bursa which is located between the posterior chest wall and the serratus anterior muscle and subscapular bursa which is located between the subscapularis and serratus anterior muscles (Fig.1).
One likely possibility is that you have irritated either the rectus femoris tendon or one of the surrounding bursae (protective fluid sac).