Olecranon bursitis


Olecranon bursitis

Bursitis is generally due to repeated pressure on the elbow.

Clinical features

Swelling over the elbow

Could be painful or painless’


Clinical diagnosis

U/trasound elbow


Ultrasound-guided steroid injection in the bursa

Aspirated fluid may be sent for microscopy if an infection is suspected

Rarely surgical excision is needed


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