Morphology of the bursae associated with the greater trochanter of the femur.

@article{Woodley2008MorphologyOT,
  title={Morphology of the bursae associated with the greater trochanter of the femur.},
  author={Stephanie Jane Woodley and Susan R Mercer and Helen Diana Nicholson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={284-94}
}
BACKGROUND Abnormalities of the bursae in the vicinity of the greater trochanter have been implicated in the pathogenesis of lateral hip pain. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the detailed morphology of the bursae associated with the greater trochanter of the femur. METHODS The bursae deep to the tendons of each of the gluteal muscles were examined in eighteen embalmed human hips with use of macrodissection and histological techniques. The specimens were obtained from eight… CONTINUE READING
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