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Painful Chest Conditions

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Abstract

Conditions affecting the musculoskeletal structures of the chest wall are among the most common causes of chest pain. It is vital to rule out coronary syndromes in patients presenting with chest wall pain, who have risk factors for coronary artery disease. Presented are some of the more common causes of chest wall pain and their clinical findings, diagnostics and treatment.

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  • Intercostal neuralgia
  • Costochondritis
  • Tietze syndrome
  • Slipping rib syndrome

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Tharian, A.R. (2019). Painful Chest Conditions. In: Abd-Elsayed, A. (eds) Pain. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99124-5_170

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