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Elbow lump or mass

Elbow lump or mass is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of elbow lump or mass are pyogenic skin infection, bursitis, and sebaceous cyst. Other possible causes, such as migraine, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with elbow lump or mass, 41% report having elbow swelling, 41% report having headache, and 26% report having elbow stiffness or tightness.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with elbow lump or mass often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, wound care management, arthrocentesis, excision of skin lesion, physical therapy exercises; manipulation; and other procedures, incision and drainage and biopsy .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with elbow lump or mass include acetaminophen / caffeine / phenyltoloxamine, emollients, topical, ketamine, trimethoprim, isosorbide mononitrate (ismo), salicylic acid topical, granisetron, nabumetone, hyzaar, buspirone (buspar), niacin, cefazolin and chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for elbow lump or mass include sex == male. On the other hand, race/ethnicity = other, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get elbow lump or mass.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
1.5x
15-29 years
0.7x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.3x
60-74 years
1.1x
75+ years
1.0x

Sex

Male
1.7x
Female
0.5x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.1x
Other
0.0x
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