bursa is found between the point of the elbow and the skin. Bursitis here
causes pain over the point and back of the elbow.
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 and skin.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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