Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand 12 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 12 conditions that can cause Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand.
  1. Cellulitis
  2. Wound Infection
There is 1 somewhat common condition that can cause Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand.
  1. Staph Infections
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand.
  1. Forearm Fracture
  2. Osteomyelitis
  3. Vascular Injuries
There are 6 rare conditions that can cause Severe Swelling in the Arm and Abnormal Swelling in the Right Hand.
  1. Compartment Syndrome
  2. Galeazzi Fracture
  3. Monteggia Fracture
  4. Polycythemia Vera
  5. Post Mastectomy Arm Swelling
  6. Pulmonary Embolism

Last Updated: Aug 27, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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