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Olecranon bursitis

Olecranon bursitis: Introduction

Olecranon bursitis: Inflammation of the fluid-filled sac at the pointy end of the elbow. The inflammation can result from trauma to the elbow, infection or chronic injury which can result from frequently resting on the elbows. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Olecranon bursitis is available below.

Symptoms of Olecranon bursitis

Treatments for Olecranon bursitis

  • Varies depending on cause. Traumatic injuries usually resolve on their own. Pain and anti-inflammatories may be of help but some cases may require drainage of the excess fluid in the bursa with a needle. Surgery is a final option in cases where the bursa is thickened and no other therapies work
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