Trochanteric bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Swelling an pain of the left hip after a fall 3 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Thickened wall and fluid collection in the left trochanteric (subgluteal) bursa.

Case Discussion

Most probably a case of posttraumatic bursitis (there is also a small haematoma in the gluteus medius muscle).

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Case information

rID: 18199
Published: 18th Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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