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Glossary for Elbow spasm

Medical terms related to Elbow spasm or mentioned in this section include:

  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arm weakness: Weakness of the muscles of the arm.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Brachial Plexus Injury: Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth).
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Elbow conditions: Conditions that affect the elbow
  • Elbow injury: An injury that affects the elbow
  • Elbow pain: Pain or discomfort at the elbow
  • Elbow rash: An eruption on the skin of the elbow.
  • Elbow symptoms: Symptoms affecting the elbow
  • Electrolyte abnormality: An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of the imbalance - severe cases can readily lead to death. An electrolyte abnormality can be caused by such things excessive loss of body fluid through vomiting or diarrhea, kidney conditions, malabsorption and various drugs such as diuretics and chemotherapy drugs.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypocalcaemia: Decreased concentration of calcium in the blood.
  • Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle spasm: The occurrence of a sudden prolonged and uncontrolled contraction of a muscle
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve compression: Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in damage to the nerve and eventually muscle weakness and wasting. Conditions such as bone spurs, joint swelling due to injury, cysts and trauma can result in nerve entrapment. The exact symptoms will depend on which nerve is trapped and the duration and severity of the entrapment.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Spasms: Involuntary muscle movements without full control.
  • Sprain: an injury which occurs to ligaments caused by a sudden overstretching.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Elbow spasm:

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