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A 47-year-old man comes for evaluation of his dominant right elbow, which has been bothering him with activity for the past 3 months, especially with activities requiring wrist extension. He is an active squash player and has been unable to continue this sport. Examination shows tenderness at the common extensor origin. What is the next best step?
Platelet rich plasma injection
Surgical debridement and repair of the extensor carpi radialis brevis
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Which of the following structures shares the same origin site as the tendon that undergoes angiofibroplastic hyperplasia during the pathogenesis of tennis elbow?
Flexor carpi ulnaris
Figure A shows the characteristic microscopic findings of lateral epicondylitis. Which of the following is the most appropriate term to describe the abnormal finding in the region marked with the two asterisks?
Localized hemorrhage with neutrophils proliferation
Cystic degeneration with fatty infiltration
A 50-year-old carpenter has chronic pain over the lateral aspect of the elbow. He notes pain when using a hammer. On exam, he has pain with resisted wrist extension while the elbow is fully extended. Which muscle attachment is likely to be involved?
Distal biceps brachii
Extensor carpi radialis brevis
Extensor carpi radialis longus