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Lateral epicondylitis typically follows unaccustomed activity such as house painting or playing tennis ('tennis elbow'). It is most common in people aged 45-55 years and typically affects the dominant arm.
Incidence: 500.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
Peak incidence: 50-60 years
Sex ratio: 1:1
pain and tenderness localised to the lateral epicondyle
pain worse on wrist extension against resistance with the elbow extended or supination of the forearm with the elbow extended
episodes typically last between 6 months and 2 years. Patients tend to have acute pain for 6-12 weeks