Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ischial Bursitis Evaluation

The evaluation of ischial bursitis starts with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with ischial bursitis may include:

  • Tenderness over the ischial tuberosity

Usually, tests are not required to make the diagnosis of ischial bursitis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate ischial bursitis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Ischial Bursitis References
  1. Akisue T, Yamamoto T, Marui T, Hitora T, Nagira K, Mihune Y, Kurosaka M, Fujita I, Matsumoto K. Ischiogluteal bursitis: multimodality imaging findings. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Jan;(406):214-7. [12579021]
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