Prepatellar Bursitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Consuelo T Lorenzo, MD  more...
  • Print

Diagnostic Considerations

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. [22]

Differential Diagnoses