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2008 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Trochanteric Bursitis eMedicine PMR

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/309286-overview

Description: Trochanteric bursitis is characterized by painful inflammation of the bursa located just superficial to the greater trochanter of the femur. Patients typically complain of lateral hip pain, although the hip joint itself is not involved. The pain may radiate down the lateral aspect of the thigh.
Synonyms and related keywords: greater trochanteric bursitis, greater trochanteric pain syndrome, extra-articular snapping hip syndrome, external snapping hip syndrome, painful inflammation of the bursa, lateral hip pain, repetitive contracture of gluteus medius, repetitive contracture of the iliotibial band
Foye & Stitik 2006

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Author/Contact: Foye & Stitik
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Apr 10 2008
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