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Tailor's bottom

Tailor’s bottom or weaver’s bottom is occasionally seen. It is a condition characterised by a bursa overlying the ischial tuberosity. The patient may present with severe pain when sitting especially on a hard chair. Irritation of the sciatic nerve may coexist and the patient may appear to have sciatica. Some of the other conditions that it has to be differentiated from include cellulitis, arthritis, gout and tendonitis

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