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In medicine, bursitis is "inflammation of a bursa, occasionally accompanied by a calcific deposit in the underlying ... tendon. The most common site is the subdeltoid bursa. (Dorland, 27th ed)."[1]


The use of fluoroscopy in guiding injection of trochanteric bursitis does not improve outcomes.[2]


  1. Anonymous (2015), Bursitis (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. Cohen SP, Strassels SA, Foster L, et al (2009). "Comparison of fluoroscopically guided and blind corticosteroid injections for greater trochanteric pain syndrome: multicentre randomised controlled trial". BMJ 338: b1088. PMID 19366755. PMC 2669115[e]