AssessmentsIliotibial band syndrome
Iliotibial band syndrome
Iliotibial band syndrome commonly presents with pain over the (lateral/medial) femoral epicondyle and is a leading cause of knee pain in runners.
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A 30-year-old man comes to the office because of burning pain on the lateral side of his right knee. It began around the time he started training for a triathlon, but he does not remember any inciting incident. He also weight lifts and does yoga regularly. The pain occurs during his training sessions and now persists for some time afterwards. Physical examination shows focal tenderness with compression to the right lateral femoral epicondyle as the right knee is extended from 90° to 30°. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?