Tietze's syndrome

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Tie·tze's syndrome

 (tē′tsēz) or Tie·tze syndrome (-tsē)
Inflammation of the cartilage of the rib cage, causing pain in the chest similar to angina pectoris.

[After Alexander Tietze (1864-1927), German surgeon.]
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Noun1.Tietze's syndrome - syndrome characterized by swelling of rib cartilage (causing pain)
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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