Greater trochanteric bursa

The greater trochanteric bursa is located posterior to the greater trochanter of the femur, subjacent to the iliotibial band.

Related pathology

The clinical importance of the bursa lies in the fact that it commonly becomes inflamed (see: trochanteric bursitis).

See also

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 15140
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs
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