golfer's elbow


golfer's elbow
inflammation of the origin of the common flexor tendon on the medial epicondyle of the humerus (medial epicondylitis), caused by overuse of the forearm muscles. Treatment is by rest, anti-inflammatory medication, or steroid injection.
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  • Golfer's elbow — Classification and external resources Left elbow joint, showing anterior and ulnar collateral ligaments. (Medial epicondyle labeled at center top.) ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • golfer's elbow — noun A painful inflammation of the medial epicondyle of the elbow caused by overuse of the flexor muscles of the lower arm. Syn: medial epicondylitis …   Wiktionary

  • golfer's elbow — inflammation of the origin of the common flexor tendon on the medial epicondyle of the humerus (medial epicondylitis), caused by overuse of the forearm muscles. Treatment is by rest, anti inflammatory medication, or steroid injection. Compare… …   Medical dictionary

  • Elbow — For other uses, see Elbow (disambiguation). Elbow Latin articulatio cubiti Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Elbow — Three long bones meet in the middle portion of the arm at the elbow joint. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) meets both the ulna (the inner bone of the forearm) and radius (the outer bone of the forearm) to form a hinge joint. The radius and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Elbow joint — Three long bones meet in the middle portion of the arm at the elbow joint. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) meets both the ulna (the inner bone of the forearm) and radius (the outer bone of the forearm) to form a hinge joint. And the radius… …   Medical dictionary

  • Elbow, golfer’s — The inner portion of the elbow is a bony prominence called the medial epicondyle. Tendons from the muscles attach here and can be injured, causing medial epicondylitis. To those who play the ancient Scottish sport, this is "golfer’s… …   Medical dictionary

  • Golfer’s cramp — A dystonia that affects the muscles of the hand and sometimes the forearm and only occurs when playing golf. Similar focal dystonias have also been called typist’s cramp, pianist’s cramp, musician’s cramp, and writer’s cramp.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tennis elbow — Infobox Disease Name = Tennis elbow Caption = Left elbow joint, showing posterior and radial collateral ligaments. (Lateral epicondyle visible at center.) DiseasesDB = 12950 ICD10 = ICD10|M|77|1|m|70 ICD9 = ICD9|726.32 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus …   Wikipedia

  • Joint, elbow — Three long bones meet in the middle portion of the arm at the elbow joint. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) meets both the ulna (the inner bone of the forearm) and radius (the outer bone of the forearm) to form a hinge joint. And the radius… …   Medical dictionary