THE MERCK MANUAL: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapymultimedia


  • Bursitis
  • Prepatellar Bursitis

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    Prepatellar Bursitis

    Signs of acute inflammation can be seen in and around the left knee. In some patients with septic bursitis, an overlying skin infection is present, which may be an infected laceration, abrasion, or, as in this image, cellulitis.

    By permission of the publisher. From Gilliland B, Wener M: Atlas of Infectious Diseases: Skin, Soft Tissue, Bone and Joint Infections. Edited by G Mandell (series editor) and TP Bleck. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1995.