olecranon bursitis


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o·lec·ra·non bur·si·tis

inflammation of the olecranon bursa, overlying the prominence of the elbow.
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1,2,4] One study of septic olecranon bursitis found that one-third of patients had at least one comorbid illness.
This study describes two cases of septic olecranon bursitis and one case of septic prepatellar bursitis in adult hockey players presenting to a sports medicine clinic.
In this case report, we have described a patient with chronic hepatitis B and D, who developed Raynaud's phenomenon, ischaemic digital necrosis and bilateral olecranon bursitis during Pegylated interferon therapy.
Surgical treatment is considered to be an effective method for treatment of olecranon bursitis particularly for chronic proliferative and fibrous form (Fathy and Radad, 2006).
Sonography can assess the integrity of the triceps tendon, avulsion fractures and any associated fluid collections or olecranon bursitis.
In the literature skin involvement has also been the most frequent followed by olecranon bursitis (1).
The British super-middleweight champion was admitted to hospital with infected olecranon bursitis, which is a swelling around the joint.
Olecranon bursitis was diagnosed and the bursa was incised and drained.
Generally, an olecranon bursitis will resolve by itself, and the fluid will be reabsorbed by the body over a few weeks.
Elbowlift guards against olecranon bursitis, ulnar neuritis, pressure pain, pressure ulcers, and skin injury.
A THE medical name for tennis elbow is Olecranon Bursitis and it isn't restricted to those who play a lot.