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Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2010 Jul 15;3(1-4):38-40. doi: 10.1007/s12178-010-9066-3.

Corticosteroid injection for tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis: a review of the literature.

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  • Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery, Gabriele D’ Annunzio University, Via dei Vestini, 66013 Chieti Scalo, Italy bernasacco@yahoo.it

Abstract

Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a painful and functionally limiting entity affecting the upperextremity and is frequently treated by hand surgeons. Corticosteroid injection is one of the most common interventions for lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow. Here, a review of the medical literature on this treatment is presented.

KEYWORDS:

Steroid injection; Tennis elbow

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21063499
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PMC2941575
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