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inflammation of the anserine bursa lying between the pes anserinus and the upper medial surface of the tibia.
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Risk factors Overuse, friction and stress on the bursa, especially in runners; attributed to poor training techniques—i.e., no stretching, excessive hill running and sudden increases in mileage, tight hamstrings, obesity, out-turning of the knee or lower leg, and osteoarthritis in knee.Imaging is needed to exclude a fracture
Management Rest, stop activity or substitute a different one until bursitis clears, ice, NSAIDs, aspirin, ibuprofen, local anaesthetics; steroid injections in the bursa
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anserine bursitisOrthopedics Inflammation of the anserine bursa, which occurs in those who heavily exercise the knee–joggers or in obese older ♀ with osteoarthritis of the knee or valgus angulation of knee Clinical Pain on walking and lying with the knees together, tenderness over medial tibia at anserine bursa Management NSAIDs, ice after activity, heat while resting, corticosteroid injection; if valgus angulation of knee while standing, insert a lateral wedge in the shoe to ↓ tension on anserine bursa
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an·ser·ine bur·si·tis(an'sĕr-īn bŭr-sī'tis)
Inflammation of the anserine bursa lying between the pes anserinus and the upper medial surface of the tibia.
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