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The list of organs typically affected by Scalp swelling may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Scalp swelling mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Scalp swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Scalp swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Medical Conditions associated with Scalp swelling:
Symptoms related to Scalp swelling:
Scalp symptoms (639 causes), Head swelling (2 causes), Facial swelling (221 causes), Scalp itch (16 causes), Trauma, Physical abuse, Keratoacanthoma, Acne necrotica, Blisters (426 causes), Meningitis (160 causes), Brain tumour (14 causes), Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Giant cell arteritis, Allergic dermatitis (5 causes)
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