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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2016, Volume 2 Issue 3

Profile of patients undergoing treatment for epicondylitis

Author(s): Dr. Vinay N, and Dr. Rahul Kumar
Abstract: 

Introduction: Lateral epicondylities or tennis elbow is one of the most common disorders affecting the upper extremity. The incidence of Lateral epicondylities is 1%-3% in the general population while prevalence of up of 10% has been reported among working people aged over 45 years old with high risk jobs.

Methodology: Patients presented to the O.P.D or emergency services was recruited for the study after fulfilling the selection criteria and was accordingly followed up. Before recruiting a patient, informed written consent was taken from the patient.

Results: Out of the 60 patients, 55(91.6%) patients have tennis elbow on right side and 5(8.3%) patients on the left side.

Conclusion: In our study, the most common mode of injury was repeated stress and sudden trauma.
Pages: 05-07  |  1117 Views  34 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vinay N,, Dr. Rahul Kumar. Profile of patients undergoing treatment for epicondylitis. Int J Orthop Sci 2016;2(3):05-07.
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences