Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bursitis of the Elbow Outlook

What to expect with elbow bursitis:

  • Most cases of elbow bursitis resolve over 2-3 weeks with treatment.

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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