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MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY Table of Contents   
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-30
Bursae around the knee joints


Department of Radiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Priyank S Chatra
Department of Radiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.95400

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A bursa is a fluid-filled structure that is present between the skin and tendon or tendon and bone. The main function of a bursa is to reduce friction between adjacent moving structures. Bursae around the knee can be classified as those around the patella and those that occur elsewhere. In this pictorial essay we describe the most commonly encountered lesions and their MRI appearance.


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