- Known as “Lateral Epicondylitis”
- A pathologic condition of the wrist extensor muscles origin on the lateral humeral epicondyle.
- More prevelant in those over 35 years old
- Common cause:-
- Repetitive movement: Flexion-Extension, Pronation-Supination
- Overuse: Twisting screw driver, lifting heavy luggage with palm down
- Symptom –
- Acute symptoms may have pain referred into the forearm and hand
- Pain at rest
- Increase pain on grasping, pinching and lifting.
- Tenderness on lateral condyle
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