Frequency of sternal wound infections following ...
Pain usually preceded by exercise or an upper respiratory tract infection
Description of pain
Affects the anterior chest wall
Localized or radiat...
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic agents
If pain disturbs normal activities and sports, infiltration with local anesthetic may prove usefu...
Follow-up once a year is recommended.
Long-term follow-up after surge...
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64109004 Costalchondritis (disorder)
30128009 Tietze’s disease
Q: Am I having or will I have a heart attack?
A: Chest pain does not imply a heart problem. This pain arises from the chest wall; there is no risk of a myocardial infarction. A cardiac etiology to ...
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