costochondritis


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Noun1.costochondritis - inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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cos·to·chon·dri·tis

n. costocondritis, infl. de uno o más cartílagos costales.

costochondritis

n costocondritis f
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Costochondritis following laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a cause for reassessing choice of port for extraction of the gall bladder?
If you have chest pain while breathing, it's more often the case that you're grappling with pneumonia or costochondritis, an inflammation of ligaments in the rib cage, she adds.
Culprits may include the heartburn that results from gastroesophageal reflux disease, the heart condition angina, gallstones, or a condition called costochondritis (inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum).
Tubercular costochondritis usually presents with insidious onset nonspecific pain and swelling, resulting in delay in the diagnosis.
At rst I didn't think anything about it," he says, "but when I went to the doctors they rst thought it was costochondritis, inC/ammation of the cartilage in the rib cage.
Two emergency admissions with severe costochondritis resulted in treatment with pulsed intravenous methylprednisolone, with only short-term benefit.
16) One study found that stretching exercises might benefit patients with costochondritis.
QI HAD chest pains and was diagnosed with costochondritis.
Most costochondritis is not related to a systemic kind of arthritis.
Most chronic pain such as arthritis, bursitis, back pain, and costochondritis is a result of persisting repair deficit in joint tissue.
After hearing my symptoms, the camp doctor said it was likely a respiratory ailment, costochondritis, probably nothing to worry about.