PERIARTICULAR DISORDERS

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BURSITIS

Inflammation of the thin-walled bursal sac surrounding tendons and muscles over bony prominences. The subacromial and greater trochanteric bursae are most commonly involved.

Treatment

Prevention of aggravating conditions, rest, NSAIDs, and local glucocorticoid injections.

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