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Pain pp 781-783 | Cite as

Body Bursae

  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that provide a cushion between muscles and bones and around joints. Bursitis is an inflammation of those bursae that can cause severe pain. There are preventive measures that should be implemented for high risk patients. Treatment is by anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections and surgery for resistant cases.

Keywords

Bursa Bursitis Fluid-filled sacs 

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    Daniel L, Aaron MD, et al. Four common types of bursitis: diagnosis and management. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011;19(6):359–67.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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