Elbow Pain: Other Causes of Pain

Skip to the navigation

Topic Overview

Occasionally a problem elsewhere in the body can cause pain in the arm or elbow. These may include:

  • A neck problem, such as a pinched nerve in the neck.
  • A shoulder problem, such as arthritis in the shoulder.
  • A wrist problem, such as carpal tunnel syndrome .
  • A heart problem, such as angina pectoris .
  • A tumor or bone cyst near the elbow or in the arm.

Related Information

Credits

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofNovember 20, 2017