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Related to prepatellar bursitis: Infrapatellar bursitis
an adventitious occupational bursitis occurring over the area of contact when kneeling; not to be confused with infrapatellar bursitis.
Synonym(s): prepatellar bursitis
Etymology: L, prae, before, patella + Gk, byrsa, wineskin, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the bursa in front of the patella and beneath the skin over the site.
An inflammation of the bursa anterior to the patella, with accumulation of fluid. It may be seen in those who have to kneel frequently or continually while working. Synonym: carpetlayer's knee; housemaid's knee; roofer's knee See: illustration
See also: bursitis