Pes anserine bursitis is inflammation of the pes anserine bursa.

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Bursitis may cause tenderness and localised swelling over the tibia at the site of the pes bursa.


Inflammation of the pes anserine bursa

The pes anserine bursa is a sac (lined space) under the attachments of the pes anserine tendons on the inner aspect of the knee. If it becomes inflamed (bursitis) it can cause pain on the medial side of the knee, with swelling and sometimes snapping.


Symptoms associated with patellofemoral pain

Part 5a of a course on Patellofemoral Pain by Dr Ronald Grelsamer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.



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Painful Pes Anserine Bursitis Following Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Ariff MAM, Ros MIAC and Yahaya NHM. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2018 Feb; 18(1): e97–e99.

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