Olecranon bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-trauamtic right elbow - posterior aspect swelling. -- Few days.

Patient Data

Age: about 50 - 55 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Fluid collection with septa and local hypervascularity is noted in subcutaneous plane of posterior elbow, abutting olecranon cortex.

Triceps tendon is intact. An enthesophyte is noted at its insertion site.

Rest of the elbow shows no abnormality.

Case Discussion

Typical findings of olecranon bursitis.

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Case Information

rID: 30825
Case created: 5th Sep 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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