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    Elbow Pain: Other Causes of Pain

    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 tumor or bone cyst near the elbow or in the arm.

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    By Healthwise Staff
    William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
    H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
    Last Revised February 18, 2013

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