Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), is a very familiar term used to describe pain on the outside (lateral aspect) of the elbow. It usually affects middle aged patients with peak incidence is reported to be in early 50s.

Useful Bibliography for further information about the condition and its treatment:

  • The Nirschl procedure versus arthroscopic extensor carpi radialis brevis débridement for lateral epicondylitis; Kwon BC1, Kim JY2, Park KT3, J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jan;26(1):118-124.
  • Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow; Tosti R1, Jennings J, Sewards JM, Am J Med. 2013 Apr;126(4):357.