Arm

The arms are the upper limbs of the body, including the upper arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, hands, and fingers. Arm symptoms include arm pain, arm rash, and symptoms of the various arm parts: elbow symptoms, forearm symptoms, elbow symptoms, wrist symptoms, hand symptoms, finger symptoms, and so on. Arm disorders include arm injury, arm fractures, and numerous more specific disorders. Read more about: Arm Symptoms, Arm Disorders

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Arm: The superior part of the upper extremity between the Shoulder and the Elbow.1

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Arm: The portion of the upper extremity between the shoulder and the elbow. For clinical purposes this term is also used to refer to the whole superior limb.2

Types

Types may include:3

Types of Arm:

  • Left Arm
  • Right Arm

Categories for Arm

Category of Arm:

  • Upper Extremity Part
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  • Arm Disorders: Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and9 ...

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  • Arm injury: Of the 206 bones in your body, 3 of them are in your arm; the humerus, radius and ulna. Your arms are also made up of muscles, joints, tendons and10 ...

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.
  5. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ arminjuriesanddisorders.html
  6. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ elbowinjuriesanddisorders.html
  7. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ handinjuriesanddisorders.html
  8. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ fingerinjuriesanddisorders.html
  9. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ arminjuriesanddisorders.html
  10. ibid.

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