Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging

MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--30

Bursae around the knee joints


Priyank S Chatra 
 Department of Radiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Priyank S Chatra
Department of Radiology, Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Chatra PS. Bursae around the knee joints.Indian J Radiol Imaging 2012;22:27-30


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Chatra PS. Bursae around the knee joints. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Sep 20 ];22:27-30
Available from: http://www.ijri.org/article.asp?issn=0971-3026;year=2012;volume=22;issue=1;spage=27;epage=30;aulast=Chatra;type=0