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Chronic Brucella infection of the supra-patellar bursa with sinus formation.
  1. M McDermott,
  2. B O'Connell,
  3. T E Mulvihill,
  4. E C Sweeney
  1. Department of Histopathology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

    Abstract

    A case of supra-patellar bursitis with the formation of discharging sinus is described. B abortus was isolated from resected bursal tissue. While osteoarticular complications of brucellosis are common and a number of different clinical syndromes are now recognised, disease of the bursae is rare and as far as is known sinus formation has not been described before in this setting.

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