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What is synovial effusion in the suprapatellar bursa and synovitis?

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Dr. Allan Dunn
59 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
ARTHRITIS: You mean suprapatellar space; no such bursa.
Answered on Jan 4, 2017
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Actually, this is a suprapatellar bursa.
Nov 8, 2013

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