precordium

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Related to Precordial pain: costochondritis, Pulsus paradoxus, retrosternal pain
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Noun1.precordium - the external surface of the body overlying the heart and stomach
external organ - an organ that is situated on or near the surface of the body
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To the Editor: A 70-year-old female was admitted for severe precordial pain.
Rest had only mild shortness of breath on exertion and mild precordial pain.
In the differential diagnosis, serious diseases which may lead to precordial pain including acute coronary damage, pericarditis, pneumothorax, pulmonary emboly and esophageal rupture should be considered.