A Floor-Tile Layer With a Bump on His Knee

January 11, 2011

For 2 months, a 29-year-old man had pain and circular, soft swelling (7 x 7 cm in diameter) over the anterior left knee, superficial to the patellar ligament. Pain was minimal and associated with extension and flexion).

For 2 months, a 29-year-old man had pain and circular, soft swelling (7 x 7 cm in diameter) over the anterior left knee, superficial to the patellar ligament. Pain was minimal and associated with extension and flexion).

For the past 10 years, the patient had been employed laying floor tile. A history of repetitive kneeling coupled with the pain on inspection and palpation of the bursa confirmed the diagnosis.

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