substernal


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substernal

(sʌbˈstɜːnəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy below the sternum or breastbone
Translations

sub·ster·nal

a. subesternal, debajo del esternón.
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On presentation, the patient complained of acute substernal chest discomfort radiating to his back.
A 66-year-old man presents with substernal chest pressure and dyspnea that has been present for 45 minutes.
The important symptoms are painless dysphagia, regurgitation, substernal pain, vomiting and weight loss.
Symptoms of rupture include substernal chest pain, abdominal pain, and dyspnea.
A 52-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history of hypertension, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, and coronary artery disease status post stent placement presented initially to an outside facility with substernal chest pain and dyspnea for two days.
Typical Chest Pain: It is defined as chest pain that meets the three of the following characteristics; 1) Substernal chest discomfort of characteristic quality and duration, 2) Provoked by exertion or emotional stress, 3) Relieved by rest and/or nitroglycerine7.
It is characterized by a substernal chest pain radiating to the back, neck, and shoulder that increases when lying down or breathing and decreases when seated and bending forward (3).
The child was totally awake without any respiratory difficulty except with minimal substernal retraction and there was no motor block.
A 24-year-old female who had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) 1 month prior was admitted to our clinic with acute-onset substernal chest pain, hematemesis, and melena.
If, however, the patient is symptomatic, particularly with prominent dysphagia or substernal burning, treatment with a proton pump inhibitor and a prokinetic was indicated.
Surgical treatment of large substernal thyroid goiter: analysis of 12 patients.
Substernal Pacing Acute Clinical Evaluation (SPACE) studied 26 patients from eight sites in the U.