infrapatellar bursitis


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infrapatellar bursitis

an area of localized swelling and tenderness of the bursa located below the distal pole of the patella and overlying the patellar tendon; often associated with repeated kneeling with pressure on this localized area.
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There have been rare case reports of septic bursitis caused by Prototheca and Mycobacterium species, but this case will focus on a superficial infrapatellar bursitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an immunocompromised patient [14,15].
Furthermore, there are extremely limited reports of cases of septic infrapatellar bursitis. Only about one-third of all bursitis cases are septic [1].
As mentioned above, there are very few reported cases of septic infrapatellar bursitis. Furthermore, as mentioned above, bursitis disproportionately affects males (80%), it is largely caused by Staphylococcus aureus (80%), and most cases are preceded by trauma (>50%).
Cunnane, "Infrapatellar bursitis: an occupational legacy," Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, vol.
Haage, "Infrapatellar bursitis," New England Journal ofMedicine, vol.
Jensen-Fangel, "Infrapatellar bursitis with Mycobacterium malmoense related to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV-positive patient," BMJ Case Reports, vol.
Infrapatellar bursitis (dergyman's knee): The infrapatellar bursa is located just below the kneecap.