Lateral epicondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Pain on the lateral aspect of the elbow.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

In the common extensor tendon, a hypoechoic ill-defined area is noted in anterior-superior mid-depth fibres. No calcification / cystic changes are noted. Hypervascularity is noted in the altered echopattern area. The deeper fibres show a normal fibrillary echopattern.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest lateral epicondylitis.

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Case information

rID: 29732
Published: 18th Jun 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2018
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