medial epicondylitis


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Related to medial epicondylitis: lateral epicondylitis, Cubital tunnel syndrome
An injury characterised by pain and tenderness of medial humeral epicondyle at the origin of the flexor tendons of the forearm
Management Rest, steroid injection if severe; amputation if intractable

me·di·al epi·con·dy·li·tis

(mē'dē-ăl ep'i-kon'di-lī'tis)
Inflammation of the medial epicondyle of the humurus due to overuse of the wrist flexors or to cumulative trauma, as seen in some athletes.
Synonym(s): Little League elbow.

golfer's elbow

also known as medial epicondylitis or javelin thrower's elbow. An inflammatory condition affecting the common origin of the flexor tendons of the forearm which results in pain and tenderness on the inside (ulnar side) of the elbow at the medial epicondyle of the humerus. Most commonly the result of overactivity of the wrist flexors, especially with increasing intensity or duration of activity or poor technique. Treatment includes rest, anti-inflammatory medication, physiotherapy and corticosteroid injection. Prevention of recurrence depends on identifying training or technique errors which can be corrected.
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Amateurs have been shown to experience lateral epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow," five times more frequently than medial epicondylitis, or "golfer's elbow.
2,4) Two of the most common elbow problems in golfers are lateral and medial epicondylitis.
A commonly syndrome encountered in primary care, sports medicine and orthopedic practice is the degeneration, with or without tears, of tendon enthesis at the origin of the common flexor tendons of the forearm termed the medial epicondylitis.
When suspecting medial epicondylitis the ultrasound exam should visualize the hyperechoic bony landmarks of the medial epicondyle of the humerus and their articulations with the ulnar heads (Figure 9).
They must memorize minute facts, such as the difference between lateral epicondylitis and medial epicondylitis - tennis elbow and Little League elbow.
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He complained of medial epicondylitis, commonly known as "golfer's elbow".
Leading the list of injuries is golfer's elbow, technically known as medial epicondylitis.
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Treatable conditions include acute local inflammatory conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, lateral and medial epicondylitis, plantar fasciitis and other musculoskeletal inflammatory conditions.

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