Iliotibial band friction syndrome is an overuse disorder, where with exercise a person experiences pain on the outer side of the knee over the bony prominence called the femoral epicondyle.

iliotibial band or ITB
The ITB running down the outer thigh.

 

Synonyms: 
Iliotibial band syndrome
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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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