Elbow common extensor origin partial tear

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Lateral elbow pain for 3 months.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Small partial tear is seen at the common extensor origin with mild adjacent peritendinous oedema. No other abnormality is detected. 

Case Discussion

Partial tear of the elbow common extensor origin. This entity is increasingly being treated with autologous platelet rich plasma injection with growing evidence of effectiveness over corticosteroid injection. 

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Case information

rID: 42550
Case created: 27th Jan 2016
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
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