Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

Orthop Clin North Am. 1992 Jan;23(1):75-82.


Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is the pattern of pain most commonly seen at the origin of the wrist extensors from the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and less commonly seen at the origin of the flexor-pronator from the medial epicondyle. This article discusses methods of diagnosis and both conservative and operative treatment techniques.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Tennis Elbow* / diagnosis
  • Tennis Elbow* / surgery
  • Tennis Elbow* / therapy