Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Swollen Arm 31 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 31 conditions that can cause Swollen Arm.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Swollen Arm.
  1. Arm Cellulitis
  2. Arm Sprain
  3. Arm Strain
  4. Cellulitis
  5. Wound Infection
There are 4 somewhat common conditions that can cause Swollen Arm.
  1. Arm Fracture
  2. Arm Injury
  3. Humerus Fracture
  4. Staph Infections
There are 5 uncommon conditions that can cause Swollen Arm.
  1. Arm Dislocation
  2. Forearm Fracture
  3. Osteomyelitis
  4. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  5. Vascular Injuries
There are 17 rare conditions that can cause Swollen Arm.
  1. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  2. Bone Cancer
  3. Bone Tumor
  4. Compartment Syndrome
  5. Elephantiasis Filarial
  6. Ewing's Sarcoma
  7. Fibrous Dysplasia
  8. Galeazzi Fracture
  9. Monteggia Fracture
  10. Multiple Myeloma
  11. Osteoid Osteoma
  12. Pathologic Bone Fracture
  13. Polycythemia Vera
  14. Post Mastectomy Arm Swelling
  15. Pulmonary Embolism
  16. Septic Thrombophlebitis
  17. Snakebite

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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