When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment 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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Inpatient care may be necessary in septic prepatellar bursitis, and the patient may require administration of IV antibiotics.


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