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inflammation of a bursa

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Bursitis Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa: a tiny sac of fluid that reduces friction between bones and soft tissue.
For diagnosis of fungal bursitis, bursal fluid aspiration, synovial fluid analysis and culture are essential.
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Any bursa can become inflamed, but bursitis most commonly occurs in the shoulder, elbow, knee (known as housemaid's knee, which I've had due to kneeling when gardening) or hip.
Of these, arthritis and spondylitis are the most frequent, whereas bursitis and tenosynovitis are exceptional (4).
Repeated bumping or prolonged pressure on a joint also may contribute to bursitis, as can poor posture and medical problems such as gout and thyroid disease.
In the past, the clinical presentation of pain about the greater trochanter have been misdiagnosed and treated as greater trochanteric bursitis without any further work-up.
Shoulder bursitis refers to the inflammation of the bursae, fluid filled sacs located between the shoulders and muscles or tendons.
At times, what appears to be an iliotibial band problem or trochanteric bursitis may in fact represent some other type of underlying condition.
Ultrasound illustrated biceps tenosynovitis and trochanteric bursitis bilaterally, and increased suprapatellar fluid in right knee (Figure 1).
Among the topics are altered mental status and coma, thoracolumbar spine fracture, acute eye infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lower gastrointestinal bleeding, breast masses and infections, bursitis and tendinopathy, transient global amnesia, drug allergy and other drug reactions, infectious mononucleosis, a general approach to the pediatric emergency patient, complications of injection drug use, and legal and ethical issues.
Hamular bursitis is a rare condition, which generates pain in soft palate and oropharynx on swallowing.