Epicondylitis: pathogenesis, imaging, and treatment.

  title={Epicondylitis: pathogenesis, imaging, and treatment.},
  author={Daniel M. Walz and Joel S. Newman and Gabrielle P. Konin and Glenn Ross},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={30 1},
Epicondylitis commonly affects the elbow medially or laterally, typically in the 4th or 5th decade of life and without predilection with regard to sex. Epicondylitis is an inflammatory process that may be more accurately described as tendinosis. In the lateral epicondylar region, this process affects the common extensor tendon; in the medial epicondylar region, the common flexor tendon is affected. The condition is widely believed to originate from repetitive overuse with resultant microtearing… CONTINUE READING


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