prepatellar bursa

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Related to prepatellar bursa: suprapatellar bursa

subcutaneous prepatellar bursa

a bursa in the deep subcutaneous tissue, superficial to the fascia lata or superficial prepatellar aponeurosis.

prepatellar bursa

Etymology: L, prae + patella, small dish; Gk, byrsa, wineskin
a bursa between the tendon of the quadriceps muscle group and the lower part of the femur continuous with the cavity of the knee joint.

pre·pa·tel·lar bur·sa

(prē-pă-tel'ăr bŭr'să)
A bursa between the skin and the lower part of the patella.
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Arthroscopic excision of the prepatellar bursa is technically challenging, with importance placed on inflating the bursa prior to inserting the arthroscope, maintaining bursal distention and visualization throughout the procedure, and avoiding penetration of superficial skin and underlying patella tendon.
Arthroscopic excision of the prepatellar bursa, however, remains a technically challenging procedure.
Endoscopic bursal resection: the olecranon bursa and prepatellar bursa.