Epicondylitis after treatment with fluoroquinolone antibiotics.

  title={Epicondylitis after treatment with fluoroquinolone antibiotics.},
  author={Jean-Charles Le Huec and Thierry Schaeverbeke and Dominique Chauveaux and J. Rivel and Joël Dehais and A Le Rebeller},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={77 2},
We report two cases of epicondylitis of the elbow occurring after treatment with fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Both patients had intense pain which appeared very shortly after the first dose of the drug and was not relieved by conservative treatment. Ultrasonography revealed extensive inflammatory lesions with pseudonecrotic areas. MRI confirmed the lesions and also showed a subclinical abnormality of the adjoining tendons. The persistent nature of the pain was the indication for surgical… 

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