prepatellar


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prepatellar

 [pre″pah-tel´er]
in front of the patella.

pre·pa·tel·lar

(prē'pă-tel'ăr),
Anterior to the patella.

prepatellar

/pre·pa·tel·lar/ (pre″pah-tel´ar) in front of the patella.

prepatellar

[-pətel′ər]
Etymology: L, prae, before, patella, small dish
pertaining to the area in front of the patella.

prepatellar

in front of the patella.
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Its actual name is prepatellar bursitis which may be painful or symptomless.
What is the common name of the inflammatory condition of prepatellar bursitis?
Although she was not buried with grinding tools, osteological signs of prepatellar bursitis, a worn facet on the left patella (the only one with preservation allowing assessment; Figure 12) and osteoarthritis of the hip joint all point to significant time spent squatting and kneeling, consistent with a lifetime in food production involving grinding maize and tending hearths.
The medical name for housemaid's knee is prepatellar bursitis.
Complicated soft tissue infection with prepatellar bursitis caused by Paecilomyces lilacinus in an immunocompetent host: Case report and review.
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.
Lokal diz hastaliklari: Pes anserin bursit, iliotibial band sendromu (kosucu dizi), patellar tendinit, patellofemoral agri sendromu, prepatellar bursit, semimembranoz bursit (5,21).
All cases had bacteremia, including one pair with necrotizing fasciitis, one pair with prepatellar bursitis, three pairs with soft tissue infection, and one pair with soft tissue infection and peritonitis.
He described one patient who bumped his knee while moving furniture and within days developed a prepatellar abscess with extensive edema and erythema that extended from midthigh to midcalf.
Winter FE, Runyon EH: Prepatellar bursitis caused by Mycobacterium marinum (balnei).
A IT sounds like you have prepatellar bursitis, or housemaid's knee.
Surgery is rarely required, particularly in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner's knee), patellar tendinitis (jumper's knee), and prepatellar bursitis (housemaid's knee).