Lateral epicondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

C/o pain on lateral aspect of elbow

Patient Data

Age: about 40 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Common extensor tendon 
- Hypoechoic ill-defined area is noted in anterior , superior - mid depth fibres . No calcification /   cystic changes are noted. Hypervascularity is noted in altered echopattern area. 

- Deeper fibres show normal fibrillary echopattern.

 

Case Discussion

Findings suggest lateral epicondylitis.

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Case information

rID: 29732
Case created: 18th Jun 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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