knee bursitis

knee bursitis

Inflammation of one or all 3 major bursae of the knee, which may also be infected Management RICE–Rest, ice, cold, elevation; if infected, antibiotics, aspiration, surgery
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Harper's injury was initially diagnosed as left knee bursitis, an ailment that developed after his May 13 collision with the right field wall at Dodger Stadium.
Elbow and knee bursitis can be traumatic, due to either chronic low-level trauma or acute trauma, or infectious.
Knee bursitis may be due to specific predisposing factors, including a history of trauma to the area, such as repetitive or prolonged kneeling, immune system disorders, alcoholism, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), kidney failure, prior use of local corticosteroid medication and previous inflammation of the bursa.