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Anconeus Muscle Transposition for Failed Lateral Epicondylitis Surgery

  • In-Ho JeonEmail author
  • Erica Kholinne
  • Kyoung-Hwan Koh
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Abstract

Failed lateral epicondylitis is a debilitating condition for patients and challenging for surgeons to treat. Excessive excision of pathologic tissue can lead to soft tissue defects in the lateral part of the elbow joint. Anconeus muscle transposition is a viable option for soft tissue filling and salvage of failed lateral epicondylitis surgery.

Keywords

Failed Lateral epicondylitis Anconeus Transposition Elbow 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan, College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgerySt. Carolus HospitalJakartaIndonesia
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryInje University Ilsan Paik HospitalGyeunggi-doSouth Korea

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