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Orthopedics:
Do You Know How to Report Olecranon Bursitis? Find Out

Don’t miss these ‘Excludes’ notes. Olecranon bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa, a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. Bursitis in the elbow can result from a sudden injury, or a continuous pressure over time such as leaning on a desk. Most times it is caused by a [...]