Definition of Bursitis, septic
Bursitis, septic: Inflammation of a bursa due to infection, usually with bacteria. Septic bursitis is treated with antibiotics, aspiration, and surgery. Also known as infectious bursitis.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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