Costochondritis

Costochondritis, also known as chest wall pain, costosternal syndrome, or costosternal chondrodynia is an acute and often temporary inflammation of the costal cartilage, the structure which connects each rib to the sternum at the costosternal joint. The condition is a common cause of chest pain. Though costochondritis often resolves on its own, it...
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costochondritis

<pathology> A condition that is caused by inflammation of the costochondral joints. This is perceived as chest pain with tenderness to one or both sides of the sternum (breast bone). Chest pains are often worse when taking a deep breath or moving the chest wall. ... Treatment includes warm, wet compresses to the anterior chest wall and oral a...
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costochondritis

noun inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
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Costochondritis

A painful swelling of a rib in the region of the chest, over the junction of bone and cartilage
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costochondritis

costochondritis Inflammation of one or more costal cartilages, characterized by local tenderness and pain of the anterior chest wall that may radiate, but without local swelling.
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Costochondritis

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage of the chest wall, usually involving that which surrounds the breast bone (sternum). It causes local pain and tenderness of the chest around the sternum.
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costochondritis

Type: Term Pronunciation: kos′tō-kon-drī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of one or more costal cartilages, characterized by local tenderness and pain of the anterior chest wall that may radiate, but without the local swelling typical of Tietze syndrome. Synonyms: costal chondritis
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costochondritis

[n] - inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
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