Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow

  title={Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow},
  author={Alfonso Vaquero-Picado and Ra{\'u}l Barco and Samuel A. Antu{\~n}a},
  booktitle={EFORT open reviews},
Lateral epicondylitis, also known as 'tennis elbow', is a very common condition affecting mainly middle-aged patients.The pathogenesis remains unknown but there appears to be a combination of local tendon pathology, alteration in pain perception and motor impairment.The diagnosis is usually clinical but some patients may benefit from additional imaging for a specific differential diagnosis.The disease has a self-limiting course of between 12 and 18 months, but in some patients, symptoms can be… CONTINUE READING


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