Inflammation of the fluid-filled cavity covering the kneecap, often due to excessive kneeling; bursitis.
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- Furthermore, they would foster a host of new problems: housemaid's knee, malnutrition and an explosion in all the manifold ailments that smoking is known to cause.
- Tennis elbow and housemaid's knee were associated with women.
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