Dr Derek Smith and Dr Ian Bickle et al.

Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, a synovial membrane-lined space, present overlying a number of joints. The inflammation may be acute or chronic, in the later case calcification may be apparent on plain radiographs. MRI best illustrates the bursa and related pathology.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bursal inflammation
  • Inflammation of the bursa

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