Epicondylitis in the athlete's elbow

Clin Sports Med. 2010 Oct;29(4):577-97. doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2010.06.009.

Abstract

Epicondylitis is a diagnostic term that describes a pattern of pain and tenderness localized to the medial or lateral epicondyles of the distal humerus. The pathoanatomy, clinical presentation, and treatment of these disorders is described. Nonoperative treatment, operative techniques, postoperative care, and the results of treatment are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Athletic Injuries / etiology
  • Athletic Injuries / pathology
  • Athletic Injuries / therapy*
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders / etiology
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders / pathology
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders / therapy*
  • Elbow Joint / anatomy & histology
  • Elbow Joint / injuries*
  • Elbow Joint / surgery
  • Humans
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Tennis Elbow / etiology
  • Tennis Elbow / pathology
  • Tennis Elbow / therapy*