Housemaid's knee is an inflammation of the bursa in front of the kneecap.

housemaid's knee
Repetitive pressure on the pre-patellar bursa may lead it to become inflamed. The bursa may also become infected if an object like a splinter penetrates into the bursa.


Overuse injury

Housemaid's knee is the same thing as 'pre-patellar bursitis'. The bursa may fill with fluid and become red and hot, and painful when the patient tries to continue the activity that triggered it off.

pre-patellar bursitis

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