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

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    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

    Current as ofMay 27, 2016

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