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the knee is inflammation of the bursa found between the front of the kneecap
(patella) and the skin.
A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that
cushions and lubricates areas of the body where friction is likely to occur. Examples of such areas include between two bones, between a tendon or ligament and a bone, and between bone
September 27, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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