[OCOSH Code: D002062 40799003 M75.5 JD_BUR_SA]
CONCLUSIONS: Inflammation of subacromial and subdeltoid bursae in association with synovitis of the glenohumeral joints and tenosynovitis of the biceps may contribute to the diffuse discomfort in the shoulder girdle observed in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica.
Proximal bursitis in active polymyalgia rheumatica.
Salvarani C, Cantini F, Olivieri I, Barozzi L, Macchioni L,...
Added: Sat Oct 10 2009
Subacromial septic bursitis after corticosteroid injection is exceedingly rare. This report describes a case of Staphylococcus aureus subacromial septic bursitis after corticosteroid injection in a patient undergoing isotretinoin (Accutane) therapy. This case is only the third reported in the literature linking a corticosteroid injection with septic subacromial bursitis1,2 and the...
Added: Fri Oct 09 2009