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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 5–10 | Cite as

Imaging bicipitoradial bursitis: a pictorial essay

  • Sheau Huey Yap
  • James Francis Griffith
  • Ryan Ka Lok Lee
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Abstract

Although bicipitoradial bursitis is not commonly seen, when it does occur, it can frequently lead to diagnostic difficulty, mimicking either a soft-tissue tumor or infection. Lack of awareness of this uncommon entity can lead to unnecessary anxiety or tissue biopsy. This pictorial essay discusses the normal anatomy of the bicipitoradial bursa and the spectrum of imaging findings of bicipital bursitis.

Keywords

Bicipitoradial Bursitis Imaging 

Notes

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Conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheau Huey Yap
    • 1
  • James Francis Griffith
    • 2
  • Ryan Ka Lok Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHospital SelayangSelangorMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong KongThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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