Tendinitis

La tendinitis es la inflamación, irritación e hinchazón de un tendón, que es la estructura fibrosa que une el músculo al hueso. El dolor por tendinitis en la rodilla se localiza en frente de la misma y empeora al subir y bajar escaleras o pendientes. El dolor de rodilla por tendinitis se puede presentar en atletas, esquiadores y ciclistas.

Tendinitis

Revision

Last reviewed 11/9/2012 by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang. Previouly reviewed by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery (6/4/2011).

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