Prepatellar bursitis

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis certain


Anterior left knee pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

An oval shape fluid-filled sac is seen anterior to the patella.

Mild joint effusion is present.

Case Discussion

Prepatellar bursitis is inflammation and fluid collection within the prepatellar bursa, located between the patella and the overlying subcutaneous tissue.

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