Olecranon bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-traumatic elbow swelling.

Patient Data

Age: about 45 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Fluid in olecranon region with surrounding hyperaemia.

Case Discussion

Irregular shapce fluid collection with local soft tissue vascularity is noted overlying olecranon process of ulna. Findings favour Olecranon bursitis.

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Case Information

rID: 19682
Case created: 4th Oct 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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