Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis
[OCOSH Code: D013716 202855006 M77.1 WI_AI_EI_LE]
Tennis elbow is a common musculoskeletal disorder; management options include physiotherapeutic, medical, surgical, and other forms of intervention. Some patients remain symptomatic despite best efforts. We present two patients who did not respond to medical and surgical treatments, and whose symptoms were relieved with duloxetine. This is the first report...
Added: Sat Sep 20 2008
Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is a commonly encountered problem in orthopedic practice.
The first description of lateral epicondylitis generally is attributed to Runge in 1873. Since this initial report, much controversy over the pathophysiology and treatment of this disorder has existed.
Lateral epicondylitis is an overuse injury involving the extensor/supinator muscles...
Added: Thu Mar 20 2008