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180 Possible Causes for Chest Pain Radiating to the Arms

  • Panic Attacks

    Abstract A survey of 301 sleep apnea patients demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea may cause nocturnal panic attack symptoms. Sleep apnea should be considered in the differential diagnosis of nocturnal panic disorder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Failure

    Classic pain from a heart attack is described as chest pressure or tightness with radiation of the pain to the jaw and down the arm, accompanied by shortness of breath or[emedicinehealth.com] Aside from heart attacks, pulmonary embolus ( blood clot in the lung) and aortic dissection or tear can be fatal causes of chest pain.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Angina Pectoris

    Angina vs. heart attack Angina may have similar symptoms as a heart attack, such as a crushing, squeezing pain in the chest; a feeling of pressure in the chest; or pain radiating[stanfordhealthcare.org] TERMINOLOGY The term "angina pectoris" calls to mind a condition in which pain in the chest occurs in attacks, radiating frequently down the left arm and associated wtih aortic[annals.org] Pain may radiate to the shoulders, arms, neck, throat, jaw, or back.[pharmacytimes.com]

  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Symptoms of coronary artery disease may include: heaviness, tightness, pressure, and/or pain in the chest - behind the breastbone pain radiating in the arms, shoulders, jaw[beaumont.org] More specifically, symptoms can include: Heaviness, tightness, pressure and pain in the chest and behind the breastbone Pain radiating in the arms, shoulders, jaw, neck or[wexnermedical.osu.edu] It is characterized by a severe and rapid onset of symptoms that may include chest pain, often radiating to the left arm and left side of the neck, dyspnea, sweating, and[icd9data.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    PLoS One. 2018 Feb 9;13(2):e0192229. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192229. eCollection 2018. Lu RB 1 , Chang YH 1, 2, 3 , Wang TY 1, 4 , Lee SY 1, 5, 6, 7 , Chen PS 1, 4, 8 , Yang YK 1, 4, 8 . Author information 1 Department of Psychiatry, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The pain can be located anywhere in your chest and may radiate to your shoulder, arm, neck or jaw.[drweil.com] pain that seems like a heart attack.[drweil.com] The pain will be exacerbated with exertion but does not reside when you rest. How is pulmonary embolism diagnosed?[drweil.com]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Intern Med. 2011;50(21):2675-7. Epub 2011 Nov 1. Author information 1 General Internal Medicine, Ohta-Nishinouchi Hospital, Japan. gim-hoshino@ohta.hp.or.jp Abstract A 67-year-old woman presented with melena and general weakness. Upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy revealed multiple ulcers and projectile bleeding in the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Abstract Diaphragmatic hernia in pediatric emergency department poses a diagnostic challenge because of the acute or subtle timing of onset and the wide variety of clinical features. We describe 3 different late presentations of Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia in a pediatric emergency department. These reports may[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    J Hum Genet. 2015 Mar;60(3):151-5. doi: 10.1038/jhg.2014.112. Epub 2014 Dec 24. Author information 1 Nemours Cardiac Center, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, USA. 2 Division of Neurology, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, USA. 3 Department of Pathology, The[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocarditis

    In adults, they can sometimes mimic those of a heart attack - mild to severe pain in the center of the chest, which may radiate to the neck, shoulders, and upper arms.[healthcentral.com]

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