Symptoms of olecranon bursitis

Symptoms of olecranon bursitis

  • • Pain, swelling, and warmth at the location of the olecranon bursa on the extensor surface of the elbow.
  • • Typically elbow extension is normal, but flexion may be limited.
  • • Can be secondary to trauma, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), crystalline arthropathies (gout, calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease), dialysis, or infection (frequently caused by a break in the surrounding skin).
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