Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

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A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between tendons, bones and skin. Inflammation of a bursa is a bursitis; olecranon bursitis causes pain or swelling at the elbow.

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More on Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

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