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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Open excision of the prepatellar bursa for the surgical treatment of chronic prepatellar bursitis has been complicated by hypesthesia, painful scar formation, and poor scar cosmesis.
Two months prior to presentation, he underwent arthroscopic excision of the prepatellar bursa.
At the time of initial presentation, the prepatellar bursa was aspirated with sterile technique.
Or why a swollen prepatellar bursa is not as serious as an intra-articular effusion.
A patient with an infected prepatellar bursa may present with fever, chills, and sweatiness.