Diagnostic value of MSK ultrasound for lateral epicondylitis

A systematic review and meta-analysis

MSK ultrasound has been advocated as a diagnostic imaging modalty for the detection of soft tissue injuries. Literature has suggested that MSK ultrasound has a growing place in modern healthcare. However, no review has examined all the available literature on the diagnostic test accuracy of MSK ultrasound for detecting lateral epicondylitis. Therefore, the purpose of this review was specifically to analyse the literature relating to the diagnostic test accuracy of MSK ultrasound for the detection of suspected lateral epicondylitis.


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