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Trochanteric Bursitis

Brandon Grove, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
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Once thought be caused by trochanteric bursitis, GTPS is now understood as an overload tendinopathy of the gluteus medius and minimus muscles. It is characterized by pain over the lateral trochanter area. Diagnosis is made clinically, though in some cases imaging may be beneficial. While GTPS is usually self-limited, a step-wise approach to therapy is reviewed for those cases that don’t resolve.

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