Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of prepatellar bursitis (housemaid's knee)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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These include the following:

  • Cellulitis

  • Other connective-tissue disorders

Northam and Gaskin reported on a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) finding of prepatellar fibrosis in three collegiate wrestlers, with the investigators considering the lesion to be of no clinical significance. [25]

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