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What is a mild subdeltoid bursitis and how is it treated?

What is a mild subdeltoid bursitis and how is it treated?

Diagnosis?: This sounds like a reading from an MRI and not really a clinical diagnosis. Depending on many factors including whether you had an injury, etc. Treatment may include a steroid injection into the subdeltoid bursa and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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How is subacromial subdeltoid bursitis treated?

How is subacromial subdeltoid bursitis treated?

Medication injection: Protection, rest, ice, compression, elevation, and medications such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen (advil) can be helpful to reduce inflammation and pain fro bursitis. If your bursitis is not infectious, the doctor may inject the bursa with a corticosteroid to reduce inflammation. Rarely will require surgery to remove it. Check with your doctor if you could use those medications. ...Read more

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Mri- mild subacromial subdeltoid bursitis with slight hypertrophic changes at the inferior distal clavicle causing mild mass effect w/o injury. Pt??

Mri- mild subacromial subdeltoid bursitis with slight hypertrophic changes at the inferior distal clavicle causing mild mass effect w/o injury. Pt??

Rotator cuff: It sounds as if you have rotator cuff tendonitis with possible impingement. Physical therapy, rest from overhead activities, possible NSAIDs and a cortisone injection are all good options as first-line treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for subdeltoid bursitis and will this heal?

What is the treatment for  subdeltoid bursitis and will this heal?

Surgery not likely: Bursitis refers to an inflamed or irritated bursa. Bursa are common about most joints in our body. Inflammation can result form injury or oversue. Once the underlying injury heals or the oversue is limited, the bursitis will resolve. Adjuvant treatments commonly involve nsaids, physical therapy, and local steroid injections to help potentiate your bodies innate ability to heal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for subacromial and subdeltoid bursitis?

What is the treatment for subacromial and subdeltoid bursitis?

PT and medication.: These conditions are part of impingement syndrome and represent inflammation in the tissues surrounding the rotator cuff. Rest, ice and nsaid's are first line treatments, followed by therapy and oral/injectable steroids. If these measures fail, then shoulder arthroscopy is performed to remove the inflamed bursal tissue and bone spurs. The rotator cuff is evaluated and if torn, repaired/debrided. ...Read more

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Small amount of fluid within the subacrominal subdeltoid bursa which may reflect in bursitis in the absence of visualized full thickness r-cuff tear?

Inflamed bursa: A bursa is a small sac that often cushions an area around a bony prominence and also often sits next to tendon. Subacromial bursitis often accompanies a significant rotator cuff tear and less commonly, can occur by itself as a result of inflammation. Treatment can include rest from aggravating activities, anti-inflammatory meds, physical therapy and corticosteroid injections. ...Read more

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What is asubdeltoid bursitis?

What is asubdeltoid bursitis?

Fluid: That builds up in the space (bursa) underneath the deltoid muscle. Can be painful. Can also see fluid there from a rotator cuff tear. ...Read more

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Does the tetanis shot causes bursitis?

NO: A tetanus immunizaiton should at most cause some local pain and swelling. Bursitis is not a known complicaiton of this common immunizatiion. If you have a bursitis, see your pcp or orthopedist and get it checke out if heat or ice and rest are not helping. ...Read more

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Can bursitis cause an infection?

Sometimes: Bursitis is inflammation in a fluid filled sac that typically sits between bone and muscle to reduce friction. We have bursae in our shoulders, elbows, knees and hips. If the bursa gets irritated it can become inflammed and fill with fluid. That is bursitis. Occasionally (but not often), a bursa can get infected. This is most common in the elbow and knee. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tendonitis and bursitis?

Many: Often overuse. In many instances no cause. ...Read more