Treatment of nonseptic olecranon bursitis. A controlled, blinded prospective trial.

@article{Smith1989TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of nonseptic olecranon bursitis. A controlled, blinded prospective trial.},
  author={David L. Smith and J H McAfee and Linda M. Lucas and Kusum L. Kumar and David M Romney},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={149 11},
  pages={2527-30}
}
We enrolled 42 patients with nonseptic olecranon bursitis in a double-blind prospective treatment trial to compare the efficacy of an intrabursal steroid preparation with that of an oral anti-inflammatory agent. Patients were randomized into one of four treatment regimens: (1) methylprednisolone acetate (20 mg) intrabursal injection and oral naproxen (1 g/d for 10 days), (2) methylprednisolone acetate (20 mg) intrabursal injection and oral placebo for 10 days, (3) oral naproxen (1 g/d for 10… CONTINUE READING

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