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Amputation

the NHS website

An amputation is the surgical removal of part of the body, usually a leg or an arm. There are three main reasons why an amputation is performed: * The limb has been affected by gangrene (when the body’s tissue begins to decay and die as a resu...

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Arm

Patient UK

Diagram - Arm

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Arteries Of The Arm

Patient UK

Diagram - arteries of the arm

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Broken arm or wrist

the NHS website

A broken arm or wrist is usually caused by a fall onto an outstretched arm. It takes about six to eight weeks to heal in adults, and less time in children. Doctors refer to all breaks or cracks in bones as fractures. If you think you or your ...

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Cancer - Ewings sarcoma

the NHS website

Ewing sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects bones or the tissue around bones. It mainly affects children and young people, with most cases diagnosed in people aged 10 to 20. It's more common in males than females.

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Dermatomes - arm

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Diagram - Dermatones (arm)

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Elbow and arm pain

the NHS website

Elbow and arm pain isn't usually a sign of anything serious. If it doesn't go away after a few weeks, see a GP. How you can ease elbow and arm pain yourself Try these things for a couple of days: put a pack of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towe...

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Erythromelalgia

the NHS website

Erythromelalgia is a rare condition that causes episodes of burning pain and redness in the feet, and sometimes the hands, arms, legs, ears and face. Symptoms of erythromelalgia can begin at any age. Some people may have had it from early childh...

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Essential Tremor

the NHS website

A tremor is when you're not able to control shaking or trembling in part of your body. See a GP if a tremor is affecting your life as treatment may help to reduce it.

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Growing pains (recurrent limb pain in children)

the NHS website

Growing pains are aches or pains in the legs that occur in the evening or at night and affect children aged between 4 and 12. Although they can be distressing, growing pains are harmless and only a phase. Despite the name, growing pains are nothing t...

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Hand-arm vibration - Advice for employees

Health and Safety Executive

Handarm vibration is vibration transmitted into your hands and arms when you use handheld powered work equipment. Too much exposure to handarm vibration can cause handarm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome

Patient UK

The hand-arm vibration syndrome causes changes in sensory perception which can lead to permanent numbness of fingers, muscle weakness and, in some cases, bouts of white finger. It is caused by working with vibrating tools. It would be unusual for you...

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Keratosis pilaris ('chicken skin')

the NHS website

Keratosis pilaris is a very common and harmless condition where the skin becomes rough and bumpy, as if covered in permanent goose pimples.

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Lichen planus

the NHS website

Lichen planus is a non-infectious, itchy rash that can affect many areas of the body including: - the arms and legs - the mouth (oral lichen planus) - the nails and scalp - the vulva, vagina and penis

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Lipoma

the NHS website

A lipoma is a soft, fatty lump that grows under the skin. It is harmless and can usually be left alone.

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Paralysis

the NHS website

Paralysis is the loss of ability to move one or more muscles of the body. Some people with paralysis also lose sensation from the affected body part. For example, they may not notice a pin pressed against the skin of their legs if their legs are para...

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Pins and needles

the NHS website

Pins and needles (also known as paraesthesia) is a cold, burning, prickling or tingling sensation that is usually felt in the arms, legs, hands or feet. It can also happen in other parts of the body, such as the mouth and neck. The sensation is norma...

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Tremor or shaking hands

the NHS website

A tremor is when you're not able to control shaking or trembling in part of your body. See a GP if a tremor is affecting your life as treatment may help to reduce it. When a tremor is normal It's normal to have a slight tremor. For example, if yo...

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