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.
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costochondritis

n costocondritis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Two emergency admissions with severe costochondritis resulted in treatment with pulsed intravenous methylprednisolone, with only short-term benefit.
Few trials have evaluated treatments for chest wall pain or costochondritis, though typical recommendations include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, use of heat or cold, physical therapy, or injection of local anesthetic.
QI HAD chest pains and was diagnosed with costochondritis. I was told not to worry but it sounds serious?
A What your doctor is describing is costochondritis, an inflammation of the junction of the upper ribs and the cartilage that secures them to the breastbone (sternum).
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.
Evidence of vertebral collapse sternal head erosions and costochondritis
* musculoskeletal: costochondritis, inflammatory joint disorders.
This is likely costochondritis, or some other type of inflammation of the rib-cartilage joints that you have in each rib on the front of your chest.
Conservative treatment of a female collegiate volleyball player with costochondritis. JMPT.
The absence of morning stiffness, which is an important symptom of costochondritis, made the diagnosis of costochondritis unlikely.
Chris had what is known as costochondritis, an inflammation of the cartilage between a rib and breast-bone that is most often treated easily and very effectively with nothing more than ibuprofen.