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Epikondylitt

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Definisjon:
Inflammasjon ved seneutspringet ved den laterale eller mediale epikondylen i albuen sekundært til belastning
Forekomst:
Lateral epikondylitt er en av de vanligste tendinopatier
Symptomer:
Belastningsrelaterte smerter på lateral- ev. medialsiden av albuen, ofte med utstråling nedover underarmen mot håndleddet
Funn:
Lateral epikondylitt gir smerter ved isometrisk ekstensjon og radial deviasjon av håndleddet. Medial epikondylitt gir smerte ved isometrisk fleksjon av håndleddet
Diagnostikk:
Ingen tilleggsundersøkelser er påkrevd
Behandling:
Avlastning, ev. NSAID, ev. øvelsesbehandling
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  • Terje Johannessen, professor i allmennmedisin, Trondheim
  • Bendik Johannessen, fysioterapeut, Trondheim

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Stig Fossum, fysioterapeut, spesialkompetanse på muskel- og skjelettsykdommer, Moholt Fysioterapi, Trondheim
  • Pål Kristensen, spesialist i allmennmedisin, Ranheim legesenter, Trondheim
  • Magne Rø, overlege Fysikalsk medisinsk avdeling, St. Olavs Hospital og førsteamanuensis, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Trondheim