Elbow Pain: Other Causes of Pain

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Elbow Pain: Other Causes of Pain

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Occasionally a problem elsewhere in the body can cause pain in the arm or elbow. These may include:

  • A neck problem, such as a pinched nerve in the neck.
  • A shoulder problem, such as arthritis in the shoulder.
  • A wrist problem, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • A heart problem, such as angina pectoris.
  • A tumour or bone cyst near the elbow or in the arm.

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised April 18, 2011

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