chondrocostal

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Related to costochondral: costochondral junction
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chon·dro·cos·tal

a. condrocostal, rel. a los cartílagos costales y las costillas.
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This pain is believed to have resulted from the effect of scurvy on the collagen-containing cartilage in the distal rib ends (costochondral junctions).
Chondroepitrochlearis muscle (CET) is an anomalous muscular slip arising from the cartilages or costochondral junctions of the thorax, crossing the axilla and inserting into medial humeral epicondyle or medial intermuscular septum.
The second rib was divided first, about 1 cm lateral to sternum and then the line of cut extended downwards by cutting the cartilaginous portions of the ribs close to the costochondral junctions.
(1) The new era in pectus repair began in 1949, when Ravitch reported details of costochondral resection and sternal osteotomy in the annals of surgery.
With the animal in the right lateral position, the transducer was placed in the right parasternal echocardiographic window, located between the 3rd and 6th intercostal spaces (EIC) and between the sternum and the costochondral joint of the transverse axis, and the echocardiography measurements were performed.
Axial joint, including costochondral and chondrosternal joints, involvement and sacroiliitis is rare in sarcoidosis (3, 4, 8).
So what went wrong - the error was in a suboptimal history taken by the cardiologist, careful interrogation of the patient revealed intermittent pricking chest pains aggravated by local chest wall pressure and chest wall movements, most likely costochondritis - a benign inflammation of the costochondral joints - definitely not life threatening, which no stent in the world would cure.
Fibrous tissue forms between the diaphysis and the epiphysis, and costochondral junctions enlarge.
Radiographs illustrated a nondisplaced fracture of the right 7th rib near the costochondral junction which was managed conservatively with NSAIDs (Figure 5).
The skeletal survey was interpreted as demonstrating cupping and metaphyseal irregularities in the majority of the long bones and costochondral areas, most consistent with rickets (Figures 1 and 2).
A costochondral bone graft is the most commonly used autogenous replacement for mandibular ramus/condyle defects, especially in growing children.