Elbow trauma [top]

  • Relevant history of trauma

Osteoarthritis [top]

  • Joint pain, deformity joint deformity usually in the elderly
  • Predominantly affects hips hip pain, knees knee pain, distal interphalangeal joints, spine elbow pain
  • Crepitus joint crepitus on passive movement, effusion joint effusion
  • Heberden's nodes
  • Increased pain throughout the day
  • History of injury or overuse of affected joints

Tennis elbow [top]

  • Pain and tenderness at lateral epicondyle of elbow elbow pain
  • Pain precipitated by wrist extension
  • History of recurrent trauma or exertion