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Olecranon bursitis puncture

Patient Positioning

Patient seated, the elbow flexed (90°) either with resting forarm on a examination table and "overhanging" elbow or resting palm on a table (extension of the wrist).

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a sagittal plane over the olecranon and distal course of triceps tendon.

Note: in plane puncture (without pressure of the probe) of a olecranon bursitis