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Bursitis: inflammation of one or more bursae (small sacs) of synovial fluid in the body. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Bursitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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This condition involves inflammation of the bursae, small, fluid-filled sacs that help reduce friction between bones and other moving structures in the joints. The inflammation may result from arthritis in the joint or injury or infection of the bursae. Bursitis produces pain and tenderness and may limit the movement of nearby joints. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)
This condition involves inflammation of the bursae, small, fluid-filled sacs that help reduce... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)
Inflammation of a bursa, occasionally accompanied by a calcific deposit in the underlying supraspinatus tendon. The most common site is the subdeltoid bursa. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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