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The supra-acromial bursa is one of the five main shoulder bursae.
- located subcutaneously
- superior to the acromion
- not usually in communication with neighboring bursae or the glenohumeral joint 1,2
Cases of supra-acromial bursitis have occasionally been reported in literature 3.
- 1. Diercks R.L. Scapulothoracic and Subscapular Bursae. (2015) In: Bain G., Itoi E., Di Giacomo G., Sugaya H. (eds) Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45719-1_16
- 2. N. J. Bureau, Robert G. Dussault, Theodore E. Keats. Imaging of bursae around the shoulder joint. (1996) Skeletal Radiology. 25 (6): 513. doi:10.1007/s002560050127
- 3. Bahk YW. Other Rheumatic Osteoarthropathies and Soft-Tissue Rheumatism Syndromes. (2017) In: Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases. Springer, Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-2759-8_12