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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Sonography can assess the integrity of the triceps tendon, avulsion fractures and any associated fluid collections or olecranon bursitis.
The British super-middleweight champion was admitted to hospital with infected olecranon bursitis, which is a swelling around the joint.
The 3 main clinical presentations of Prototheca sp infections are cutaneous lesions, olecranon bursitis, and disseminated systemic disease.
Although swelling is often involved in patients with olecranon bursitis, usually this swollen area is only tender when infection is involved.
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.
A THE condition you describe sounds like olecranon bursitis which is often caused by friction around the elbow joint, particularly in people who lean on their elbow for a long time or perform frequent repetitive movements of the joint itself.
Olecranon bursitis, also termed "student's elbow," secondary to the inciting injury of chronic friction applied to a flexed elbow while studying, has numerous causes, including trauma, chronic repetitive micro-trauma and inflammatory diseases such as uric acid deposition in gout, extraarticular deposition of rheumatoid factor in rheumatoid arthritis and calcium pyrophosphate deposition, otherwise known as pseudogout.
In addition to offering postoperative elbow protection, Elbowlift guards against olecranon bursitis, ulnar neuritis, pressure pain, pressure ulcers, and skin injury.