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Index Epicondylitis

Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle. [1]

5 relations: Epicondyle, Golfer's elbow, Inflammation, Musculoskeletal disorder, Tennis elbow.


An epicondyle is a rounded eminence on a bone that lies upon a condyle (epi-, "upon" + condyle, from a root meaning "knuckle" or "rounded articular area").

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Golfer's elbow

Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is tendinosis of the medial epicondyle on the inside of the elbow.

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Inflammation (from inflammatio) is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants, and is a protective response involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators.

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Musculoskeletal disorder

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are injuries or pain in the human musculoskeletal system, including the joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back.

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epicondylitis

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