Disease Information for Bursitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Subcutaneous/mass
Arm Pain
Bilateral Shoulder Muscle pain/Weakness
Stiffness
Upper extremity pains
Elbow Pain
Joint/limit range of motion
Stiffness of shoulder
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Skeletal findings normal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Associated Disease & Complications
Bursitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Aponeurosis/muscle sheath disorder (ex)
CLASS/Bursa disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myofascial pain pattern
Pathophysiology/Subacromial bursa
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Recurrent/repetitive trauma/use
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anti-inflammatory drug
RX/Ibuprofen (Motrin)
RX/Indomethacin (Indocin)
RX/Local injection/steroid
RX/Oxaprozin (Daypro)
RX/Tramadol (Ultram)
Definition

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)

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