knee bursitis

knee bursitis

Inflammation of one or all 3 major bursae of the knee, which may also be infected Management RICE–Rest, ice, cold, elevation; if infected, antibiotics, aspiration, surgery
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Traumatic causes include ACL injuries, that is tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), ligaments that connect the shinbone to the thighbone; meniscal injuries or tear in the knee while bearing weight; fractures, and knee bursitis, ie inflammation in the bursae or the small sacs of fluid that cushion the outside of the knee joint.
Harper's injury was initially diagnosed as left knee bursitis, an ailment that developed after his May 13 collision with the right field wall at Dodger Stadium.
Knee bursitis is inflammation of a bursa located near knee joint.