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Glossary for Elbow pain

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

  • Acute elbow pain: conditions of the elbow which can cause acute pain for a long period of time
  • Acute rheumatic fever: Bacterial joint infection with risk of heart complications.
  • Arm pain: Pain or discomfort of one or both arms
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arthritis: A condition which is characterized by the inflammation of a joint
  • Arthritis-related enthesitis: Inflammation of the entheses due to arthritis. The enthuses is the site at which the tendon or ligament attaches to the bone.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Broken elbow: Fracture at the elbow joint
  • Bursitis: inflammation of one or more bursae (small sacs) of synovial fluid in the body.
  • Chronic elbow pain: conditions of the elbow which can cause pain for a long period of time
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Constant elbow pain: Constant elbow pain refers to pain or discomfort in the elbow that is steady or continual.
  • Dislocated elbow: Dislocation of the elbow joint
  • Dislocation: Bone dislocated from a joint
  • Elbow Arthritis: Inflammation of the elbow joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions.
  • Elbow conditions: Conditions that affect the elbow
  • Elbow injury: An injury that affects the elbow
  • Elbow pain: Pain or discomfort at the elbow
  • Elbow pain in children: Elbow pain in children is a condition in which there is discomfort in the elbow of a child.
  • Elbow sprain: Damage to ligaments in the elbow.
  • Elbow symptoms: Symptoms affecting the elbow
  • Epicondylitis: Elbow injury from repeated movements.
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 2: Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. It is caused by a defect in the COL9A2 gene.
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • Golfer's elbow: Golfer's elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis. It is an inflammatory condition of the elbow which in some ways is similar to tennis elbow.
  • Gonorrhea: Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.
  • Gout: Painful joints, most commonly the big toe.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Joint injury -- elbow: An injury to the elbow which is the joint between the upper and lower arm. Severity of symptoms varies depending on the type and severity of the injury and often the primary symptom is pain. An elbow injury can involve damage to the bones, ligaments or other tissues of the joint. The injury may be acute (e.g. trauma) or chronic (e.g. overuse).
  • Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
  • Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis: Chronic arthritis affecting children and teens
  • Lateral epicondylitis: condition where the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Olecranon bursitis: Inflammation of the fluid-filled sac at the pointy end of the elbow. The inflammation can result from trauma to the elbow, infection or chronic injury which can result from frequently resting on the elbows.
  • Osteoarthritis: A form of degenerative arthritis due to chronic degeneration
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans: A rare condition caused by an interruption of the blood supply to section of bone in a joint which can result in a piece of bone breaking off and causing pain. The knee is most often affected but it can occur in ankles and elbows.
  • Osteosarcoma: Osteosarcoma is the most common type of malignant bone cancer, accounting for 35% of primary bone malignancies. There is a preference for the metaphyseal region of tubular long bones. 50% of cases occur around the knee.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Severe elbow pain on both sides: Severe elbow pain on both sides is extreme discomfort of the elbows.
  • Severe elbow pain on one side: Severe elbow pain on one side is extreme discomfort of one elbow.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda, autosomal dominant: A rare genetic disorder where abnormal bone development primarily involves the spine and epiphyses (end of long bones where growth occurs).
  • Stiff elbow: Stiffness of the elbow joint
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Tendinitis: a painful inflammation of a tendon
  • Tennis elbow: Lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, is characterized by pain in the back side of the elbow and forearm, along the thumb side when the arm is alongside the body with the thumb turned away.
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome TOS: A rare disorder involving compression or damage to the nerves and blood vessels that go from the neck to the arms or armpit. It may occur as a birth defect or through some sort of traumato the shoulder area. It can causes symptoms such as arm pain and weakness and can occur on one or both sides depending on the nature of the cause.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Wrist pain: Pain at the distal radioulnar joint(pivot joint).

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Elbow pain:

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Last revision: Nov 3, 2003

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