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Common extensor tendon rupture following corticosteroid injection for lateral tendinosis of the elbow.
  1. A G Smith,
  2. K Kosygan,
  3. H Williams,
  4. R J Newman
  1. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

    Abstract

    Corticosteroid injections are commonly administered to athletes to relieve symptoms of lateral elbow tendinosis. This report presents a case of almost total rupture of the common extensor origin in a 45 year old female squash player secondary to such a procedure.

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