Lateral and medial epicondylitis

Nick Phillips

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Lateral and medial epicondylitis

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Most common in middle age.

Classically ECRB affected laterally, Pronator teres and FCR medially.

Histology is angiofibroblastic hyperplasia-tendinosis, not inflammation.

Treatments include physical and injection therapy, as well as surgery.

Concomitant ulna neuritis medially reduces success of surgery.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Rheumatology

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