Olecranon Bursitis Cases

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Septic Olecranon Bursitis

Markedly tender, erythematous swollen olecranon bursa. Bursa was aspirated (sent for cell count, gram stain, anaerobic & aerobic cultures, crystals) and lavaged with oxacillin. Gram stain revealed gram positive cocci. Cultures grew staph aureus.

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Aseptic Olecranon bursitis

No erythema or warmth, relatively non-tender.  Treated with Heelbo with gradual resolution