Bursitis del hombro

Las bursas son cavidades llenas de líquido situadas en sitios tisulares donde tendones o músculos pasan sobre prominencias óseas cerca de las articulaciones. Su función es facilitar el movimiento y reducir la fricción entre las partes en movimiento. Cuando una bursa se infecta, sufre un traumatismo o se lesiona, la condición resultante se llama bursitis.Bursitis del hombro

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Last reviewed 8/14/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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