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Differential Diagnosis For Hand pain and swelling/unilateral


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Bite, animal
Bite, infected animal or human
Colle's fracture
Cumulative trauma syndrome/arm/hand
Radial head/fracture
Wrist fracture
Blunt trauma
Navicular fracture (carpal)
Reversed Colle's fracture
Scaphoid-lunate ligament advcd collapse
Vibratory trauma/extremity
Wrist ligament/derangement syndrome
Flexor Digitorum Longus Tendinitis
Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendinitis
Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
Rubber band syndrome/Digital stricture
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Iatrogenic, Self Induced Disorders
Intravenous therapy/indwelling central
Intravenous lines/indwelling status
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Invasive procedure/cath/arterial
Axillary dissection/surgical
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Herpetic whitlow
Parvovirus B19 Polyarthritis syndrome
Hand, foot and mouth disease
Leprosy, dimorphous/Indeterminate
Mycobacterium marinum/granuloma skin
Arachnidism/Spider/Tick bites
Infected organ, Abscesses
Whitlow/pulp space finger infection
Hand compartment infection syndrome
Suppurative lymphangitis
Pyogenic Wrist Arthritis
Neoplastic Disorders
Metastasis brachial plexus/axilla node
Pancoast tumor/syndrome
Metsger Syndrome/Cancer
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Rheumatoid arthritis
Eosinophilic fasciitis
Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)/Undifferentiated
Rheumatoid arteritis/vasculitis
Scleroderma, progressive systemic
Seronegative arthritis
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Gouty arthritis
Gouty attack, acute/podagra
Pseudogout syndrome
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Osteochondrosis, lunate bone (Kienbock)
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Sickle cell anemia
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Hand Osteoarthritis
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Wood foreign body/wound infection/cellulitis
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Ulnar entrapment neuropathy
Dupuytren contracture
Triangular fibrocartilage complex dis
Hand Foreign Body
Olecranon Bursa Rupture
Splinter Foreign Body
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Thrombosis, arterial
Brachial/axillary artery occlusion
Axillary vein, traumatic thrombosis
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Shoulder-hand syndrome
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy/Sudeck's
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
Reference to Organ System
Tenosynovitis, wrist
Thrombophlebitis, peripheral
DeQuervain's tendonitis/thumb
Olecranon bursitis
Trigger finger/thumb disorder
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Snakebite (rattlesnake/pit viper type)
Intravenous drug abuse
Spider bite, Brown Recluse
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External Links Related to Hand pain and swelling/unilateral
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)