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Costochondritis

Location: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costochondritis

Tietze's Syndrome, also known as Costochondritis, is a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages. Tietze's Syndrome and Costochondritis were initially described as separate conditions, the sole difference being that in Tietze's Syndrome there is swelling of the costal cartilages. It is now recognized that the presence or...
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Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome

Location: http://www.medicinenet.com/costochondritis_and_tietze_syndrome/article.htm

Patients with Tietze syndrome develop tenderness and swelling over the ribs and cartilage near the breast bone (sternum). Redness, tenderness, and heat can also be present but a localized swelling is the distinguishing finding. The pain is variable, often sharp, can be confused with heart pain, and can last from...
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Costochondritis eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic116.htm

Flowers & Wippermann
Synonyms and related keywords: costochondritis, costal chondritis, costochondral joints, costosternal joints, costal cartilage, chest pain, fibrositis, Tietze syndrome
Background In contrast to myocardial ischemia or infarction, costochondritis is a benign cause of chest pain and is an important consideration in the differential diagnosis. Although the term costochondritis often is used...
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Costochondritis eMedicine Rheumatology

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic487.htm

Synonyms and related keywords: chest wall syndrome, costochondral syndrome, costosternal chondrodynia, Tietze syndrome, chest pain, costal chondritis, costochondral joint
Costochondritis is a common cause of chest pain in children and adolescents. The condition is characterized as an inflammatory process of 1 or more of the costochondral cartilages that causes localized tenderness...
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PubMed Search for Tietze Syndrome in the orthopaedic journals

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To undertake a current Medline search for Tietze's Syndrome in the English language orthopaedic journals copy the following search string (italics) and paste it into the PubMed search engine, or use the "Create Bibliography" link.
"Tietze's Syndrome"[MeSH] AND (jrid22024 OR jrid2275 OR jrid2208 OR jrid32471 OR jrid3046 OR jrid1981 OR jrid22800...
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Tietze Syndrome Diseases Database

Location: http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/ddb13112.htm

Tietze's costochondritis may cause or feature chestpain and swelling. "Idiopathic painful nonsuppurative swellings of one or more costal cartilages, especially of the second rib. The anterior chest pain may mimic that of coronary artery disease. (Dorland, 27th ed.)"
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Tietze Syndrome NORD

Location: http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Tietze%20Syndrome

Tietze syndrome is a rare, inflammatory disorder characterized by chest pain and swelling of the cartilage of one or more of the upper ribs (costochondral junction). Onset of pain may be gradual or sudden and may spread to affect the arms and/or shoulders. Tietze syndrome is considered a benign syndrome...
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