Adventitial bursae

Adventitial bursae are those bursae that develop later in life in response to pressures developed as a result of acquired bony prominences or deformities 1.  These bursa can become inflamed resulting in adventitious bursitis.

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rID: 57884
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Adventitial bursa

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