What Is a Medial Epicondyle Injection For? Center

A medial epicondyle injection is a procedure in which medications are injected into the elbow joint to treat diseases of the joint. The most common type of an intra-articular medial epicondyle injection is with corticosteroids. Other agents used are hyaluronic acid, infliximab botulinum neurotoxin (Botox), and platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Complications are rare, but include infection, bleeding, swelling, risk of tendon rupture due to frequent injections, hypopigmented (light-colored) patch on the skin, osteoporosis of bones (thinning of bones) due to serial injections, and nerve damage. Read more: What Is a Medial Epicondyle Injection For? Article


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