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ALLMedicine™ Costochondritis Center

Research & Reviews  55 results

Infective costochondritis and multiple abscesses in a healthy adult.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240948
BMJ Case Reports; Yoshiyama N, Tsuneyoshi S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Infective costochondritis and multiple abscesses in a healthy adult.|2021|Yoshiyama N,Tsuneyoshi S,Nishi JI,Ishii H,|

Costochondritis 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-print

Feb 18th, 2020 - Practice Essentials Costochondritis is inflammation of the costal cartilage at the articulation of the ribs and sternum.[1] It is an important consideration in the differential diagnosis of chest pain, as in contrast to myocardial ischemia or infa...

Costochondritis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-workup

Feb 18th, 2020 - Approach Considerations No specific laboratory or imaging studies exist for identifying costochondritis. The workup is directed toward excluding cardiac disorders and other causes of chest pain. The clinical scenario and the most likely differenti...

Costochondritis Follow-up
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-followup

Feb 18th, 2020 - Further Outpatient Care Outpatient treatment for costochondritis may include the following Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain control Local heat Local infiltration of local anesthetic, steroid, or intercostal nerve block (reser...

Costochondritis Clinical Presentation
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-clinical

Feb 18th, 2020 - History The onset of costochondritis is often insidious. Chest wall pain with a history of repeated minor trauma or unaccustomed activity (eg, painting, moving furniture) is common. Pain may be described as follows: Exacerbated by trunk movement, ...

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria®: Chronic Chest Pain-Noncardiac Etiology Unlikely: Low to Intermediate Probability of Coronary Artery Disease
https://acsearch.acr.org/docs/69337/Narrative/

Oct 31st, 2018 - Chronic chest pain (CCP) with low to intermediate probability of coronary artery disease (CAD) can arise from cardiac and noncardiac etiologies. While there are multiple potential noncardiac causes of CCP, such as costochondritis, arthritic or deg...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  73 results

Infective costochondritis and multiple abscesses in a healthy adult.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240948
BMJ Case Reports; Yoshiyama N, Tsuneyoshi S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Infective costochondritis and multiple abscesses in a healthy adult.|2021|Yoshiyama N,Tsuneyoshi S,Nishi JI,Ishii H,|

Costochondritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371180

Apr 21st, 2020 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor will feel along your breastbone for areas of tenderness or swelling. The doctor may also move your rib cage or your arms in certain ways to try to trigger your symptoms. The pain of costochondritis c...

Costochondritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371175

Apr 21st, 2020 - Overview Costochondritis Open pop-up dialog box Close Costochondritis Costochondritis Costochondritis most commonly affects the upper ribs on the left-hand side of your body. Pain is often worst where the rib cartilage attaches to the breastbone (...

Costochondritis 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-print

Feb 18th, 2020 - Practice Essentials Costochondritis is inflammation of the costal cartilage at the articulation of the ribs and sternum.[1] It is an important consideration in the differential diagnosis of chest pain, as in contrast to myocardial ischemia or infa...

Costochondritis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808554-workup

Feb 18th, 2020 - Approach Considerations No specific laboratory or imaging studies exist for identifying costochondritis. The workup is directed toward excluding cardiac disorders and other causes of chest pain. The clinical scenario and the most likely differenti...

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News  3 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria®: Chronic Chest Pain-Noncardiac Etiology Unlikely: Low to Intermediate Probability of Coronary Artery Disease
https://acsearch.acr.org/docs/69337/Narrative/

Oct 31st, 2018 - Chronic chest pain (CCP) with low to intermediate probability of coronary artery disease (CAD) can arise from cardiac and noncardiac etiologies. While there are multiple potential noncardiac causes of CCP, such as costochondritis, arthritic or deg...

When Is a Lung Abscess Like Popcorn?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734939_1

Dec 28th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation The patient is a 17-year-old girl who had been sick for 1 week prior to admission to the hospital. She had constant right upper quadrant pain and pleuritic right-sided chest pain. She was seen as an outpatient and treated wit...

When Is a Lung Abscess Like Popcorn?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/734939

Dec 28th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation The patient is a 17-year-old girl who had been sick for 1 week prior to admission to the hospital. She had constant right upper quadrant pain and pleuritic right-sided chest pain. She was seen as an outpatient and treated wit...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →