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Epicondylitis

    Enthesopathy at humeral epicondyle. May be medial (golfer's elbow) or lateral (tennis elbow).

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Enthesopathy
Abnormality of an enthesis (e.g. enthesitis - usually involving pain).

Medial
Anatomical term meaning on the inside (as opposed to lateral). Not to be confused with median (nerve) that is compressed in carpal tunnel syndrome.

Lateral
Toward the side, sideways.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Epicanthal fold
A fold of skin that comes down across the inner angle (canthus) of the eye. The epicanthal fold is more common in children with Down syndrome and other birth defects than normal children and so is of value in diagnosis. Although some dictionaries state that this eye fold is found in peoples of Asian origin, this is not true. The normal Asian eyefold is continuous with the lower edge of the upper eyelid and actually appears distinctly different than a true epicanthal fold.

Epicapsular stars
Remnants left on the eye of the hyaloid canal, from development in the womb.

Epicardium
The membrane that covers the outside of the heart.

Epicatechin
A antioxidant flavonoid, occurring especially in woody plants as both (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin (cis) forms.

Epicene
Common to both sexes; neither one nor the other.

Epichlorhydrin
A chlorinated epoxy compound used as an industrial solvent. It is a strong skin irritant and carcinogen.

Epichlorohydrin
A chlorinated epoxy compound used as an industrial solvent. It is a strong skin irritant and carcinogen.

Epichlorohydrin, (+-)-Isomer
A chlorinated epoxy compound used as an industrial solvent. It is a strong skin irritant and carcinogen.

Epichlorohydrin, (S)-Isomer
A chlorinated epoxy compound used as an industrial solvent. It is a strong skin irritant and carcinogen.

Epicholesterol
The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.

Epicondylitides, Lateral Humeral
A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists.

Epicondylitis, Lateral Humeral
A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists.

Epicort
Epicort is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): hydrocortisone.

Epicortisol
The main glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.



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Enthesitis
Inflammation of an enthesis.

Enthesopathy
Abnormality of an enthesis (e.g. enthesitis - usually involving pain).

Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome
Resembles eosinophilic fasciitis - due to L-Tryptophan.

Eosinophilic fasciitis
A scleroderma-like condition in which there is skin thickening and tethering with oedema along with thickening of the sub-epidermal fascia and infiltration with eosinophils. (Shulman's syndrome)

Eosinophilic granuloma
A form of Histiocytosis-X. A rare cause of back pain in adolescence which may cause vertebral collapse.

Epicondylitis

Epiphyseal dysplasia
Developmental skeletal disorder. There are several types.

Erythema chronicum migrans
Spreading annular rash which appears at the site of tick-bite in Lyme disease.

Erythema marginatum
Rash occurring in rheumatic fever.

Erythema nodosum
Red tender subcutaneous swellings, usually found on the lower limbs. Often associated with an asymmetrical, predominantly large joint arthropathy. Sarcoidosis, streptococcal infection and tuberculosis are the commonest triggers, but there are a number of others.

ESR
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate. A blood test commonly used to detect/measure inflammation.

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