Introduction

Medial epicondylitis is also known as golfer's elbow.

Epidemiology

  • Incidence: 100.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
  • Peak incidence: 50-60 years
  • Sex ratio: 1:1
<1 1-5 6+ 16+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 80+

Clinical features

Features
  • pain and tenderness localised to the medial epicondyle
  • pain is aggravated by wrist flexion and pronation
  • symptoms may be accompanied by numbness / tingling in the 4th and 5th finger due to ulnar nerve involvement