bursa aspiration

bursa aspiration

The insertion of a needle in a bursa to withdraw fluid (for diagnostic purposes) or inject drugs (corticosteroids or local anaesthetics).
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bursa aspiration

Orthopedics Insertion of a needle in a bursa to withdraw fluid–for diagnostic purposes or inject drugs–corticosteroids or a local anesthetics. See Bursitis.
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