La bursitis séptica es una enfermedad frecuente. Se produce principalmente en las bursas olecraneana y prepatelar, y afecta a varones de media edad. A bursa is a fluid-filled structure that is present between the skin and tendon or tendon and bone. The main function of a bursa is to reduce friction between. BACKGROUND: Septic bursitis usually affects subcutaneous localized bursae such the prepatellar and elbow bursae. This condition is infrequently reported in .

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Prepatellar bursitis – Physiopedia

This is an open-access article paelar under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. When all the procedures are completed, the portals will be closed with adhesive tape without any suture. Physiopedia is not a substitute for professional advice or expert medical services from a qualified healthcare provider. Even when the test comes back negative, a septic bursitis cannot be completely ruled out.

The prepatellar bursa is located between the patella and the overlying subcutaneous tissue.

Knee bursae

There is less friction when the patella tendon is more flexible. Thorough knowledge of the anatomy of the region is of utmost importance for arriving at a correct diagnosis. Author information Copyright and License parelar Disclaimer. Septic bursitis in systemic lupus erithematosus. A direct fall on the patella, an acute trauma, repeated blows or friction on the knee may cause prepatellar bursitis.

Hip Trochanteric bursa Bursae of the knee joint Prepatellar bursa. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin, 13pp. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. J Rheumatol [letter], 15pp.

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[Infectious bursitis: study of 40 cases in the pre-patellar and olecranon regions].

The use of ice will cause a decrease of the temperature of the tissues in question, inducing vasoconstriction and a limitation of the bleeding. Greenberg’s Text-Atlas of Emergency Medicine. Orthopedics, 7pp. J Rheumatol, 6pp. Septic bursitis is a common disease. Rheumatol Int, 4pp. The main function of a bursa is to reduce friction paatelar adjacent moving structures. Another important thing bursitid avoid a prepatellar bursitis is to check if the flexibility of the knee and the strength and endurance of the leg muscles stays optimal.


Septic ischial bursitis in systemic lupus erithematosus presenting as a perirectal mass. Good articles Infobox medical condition. As such, the condition commonly occurs among individuals whose professions require frequent kneeling.

[Infectious bursitis: study of 40 cases in the pre-patellar and olecranon regions].

If you believe that this Physiopedia article is the primary source for the information you are refering to, you can use the button below to access a related citation statement. Prepatellar Bursitis The prepatellar bursa bbursitis located between the patella and the overlying subcutaneous tissue.

There are several types of inflammation that can cause knee painincluding sprainsbursitis, and injuries pagelar the meniscus. Unique clinical and radiographic features and a favourable outcome. Synovial bursae Lower limb anatomy Knee.

Retrieved from ” https: Unable to process the form. On MRI, deep infrapatellar bursitis appears as a triangular fluid collection posterior to the patellar tendon [ Figure 3 ].

J Orthop Bursitix Hong Kong ; 9: Some physical activities are associated with an increased susceptibility to septic bursitis. Also a fall directly on the patella, an acute trauma, may cause patellar bursitis. This infection usually affects subcutaneous localized bursae such the prepatellar and olecranon.

Many different types of bursae are seen around the knee joint. Vincula tendina Synovial sheath Common flexor sheath of hand Mucous sheaths on back of wrist. Bhat AK, Bhaskaranand K. Bursitis and cellulitis due to penicillin-tolerant group B streptococci. Knee bursae Sagittal section of right knee-joint, thus showing only frontal bursae. J Rheumatol, 16pp. At last there is the elevation.


Septic artritis presenting as olecranon bursitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Baker’s Cyst This is also called a popliteal cyst and patelat involves the gastrocnemius- semimembranosus bursa and is located between the medial femoral condyle, semimembranosus tendon and the medial head of the gastrocnemius.

The patients are placed patelqr a supine position and ptelar tourniquet will be routinely applied on the thigh and not inflated until necessary. Two or three 2mm portals will be made; an anterior medial portal and anterior lateral portal are routinely used and if necessary a superior lateral portal.

Nil Conflict of Interest: Septic ischial bursitis in patients with spinal cord injury. In meniscocapsular separation, in addition to fluid collection between the superficial and deep fibers of the medial collateral ligament, there is a tear of the peripheral corner of the medial meniscus and meniscal displacement from the outer cortical margin of the tibia.

Skeletal Radiol, 14pp. A year-old female presented with knee swelling: Deep infra patellar bursitis. Gram stain is used to determine if there are certain troublesome bacteria present.