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What is Tennis elbow?

What is Tennis elbow?

  • Tennis elbow: Elbow and forearm disorder from repeated motions.
  • Tennis elbow: A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Tennis elbow: painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Tennis elbow: Introduction

Types of Tennis elbow:

Broader types of Tennis elbow:

How serious is Tennis elbow?

Complications of Tennis elbow: see complications of Tennis elbow

What causes Tennis elbow?

Causes of Tennis elbow: see causes of Tennis elbow
Cause of Tennis elbow: A sprain of elbow tendons between forearm and upper humerus.
Risk factors for Tennis elbow: see risk factors for Tennis elbow

What are the symptoms of Tennis elbow?

Symptoms of Tennis elbow: see symptoms of Tennis elbow

Complications of Tennis elbow: see complications of Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tennis elbow.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tennis elbow.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Tennis elbow: see treatments for Tennis elbow
Research for Tennis elbow: see research for Tennis elbow

Organs Affected by Tennis elbow:

Organs and body systems related to Tennis elbow include:

Name and Aliases of Tennis elbow

Main name of condition: Tennis elbow

Class of Condition for Tennis elbow: physical

Other names or spellings for Tennis elbow:

Lateral epicondylitis of elbow Source - Diseases Database

Lateral epicondylitis, Lateral humeral epicondylitis
Source - WordNet 2.1

Tennis elbow: Related Conditions

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