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52 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Costochondritis, Infectious Mononucleosis

  • Pericarditis

    Naturally, there are a number of entities that are of concern that should be considered before we jump to the “it’s costochondritis” speech with families.[] […] pericardium, which surrounds the heart and can lead to chest pain .[] Other viruses can be involved, examples include: Epstein-Barr virus that causes infectious mononucleosis , herpes simplex type 1 , measles , mumps , and human immunodeficiency[]

  • Mediastinal Abscess

    […] disorders Broken ribs Thoracic aortic aneurysms Disorders of the mediastinum, the space between the lungs, breastbone, and spine Chest tube insertion (Medical Encyclopedia) Costochondritis[] A 22-year-old man, diagnosed 7 weeks before with pulmonary tuberculosis and started on antitubercular therapy, presented with non-exertional retrosternal chest pain since[] Respiratory complications of infectious mononucleosis are uncommon.[]

  • Acute Mediastinitis

    Other general causes of pleuretic or inspirational chest pain include pulmonary embolism, acute pericarditis, and costochondritis.[] A 24-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for complaints of chest pain and fever and was subsequently diagnosed as having an anterior mediastinal tumor.[] Infectious mononucleosis is another rare cause of DNM. The mortality of acute mediastinitis is high, while the mortality for DNM is even higher.[]

  • Chest Wall Disorder

    Costochondritis - Introduction Costochondritis is an inflammation of the anterior costal cartilages involving the costochondral and/or sternochondral joints.[] Other Causes of Chest Pain 18.[] mononucleosis reactive nodal enlargement, e.g. from URTI[]

  • Panuveitis

    I don't have a specific cause, although I'm HLA-B27 positive, with a very mild case of psoriasis, and hx of flare ups such as costochondritis.[] She described a loss of appetite for 6 weeks but had no headache, fever, rash, pleuritic chest pain or shortness of breath suggestive of a lupus flare.[] Infectious mononucleosis complicated by bilateral papilloretinal edema . Arch Ophthalmol 1950; 43 :863–6. 4. Tanner OR .[]

  • Mediastinitis

    Other general causes of pleuretic or inspirational chest pain include pulmonary embolism, acute pericarditis, and costochondritis.[] Collagen formation leads to compression of vital structures, resulting in cough, chest pain and dyspnea.[] Fulminant descending mediastinitis secondary to infectious mononucleosis .[]

  • Young Syndrome

    Costochondritis: diagnosis and treatment. Am Fam Physician. 2009;15:617-620. Fioravanti A, Tofi C, Volterrani L, Marcolongo R.[] pains and shortness of breath * chronic fatigue, anxiety and irritability.[] Symptoms of ME/CFS sometimes follow an acute illness, such as influenza or infectious mononucleosis ( 4 ).[]

  • Chronic Congestive Splenomegaly

    COSTOCHONDRAL SYNDROME: Pain in chest with tenderness over one or more costochondral junctions. Similar to Tietze's Syndrome but no specific inflammation.[] , chest pain, chest pain similar to pleuritic pain when stomach, bladder or bowels are full, back pain, early satiety due to splenic encroachment, or the symptoms of anemia[] Acute systemic infections, e.g. infectious endocarditis, tuberculosis, infectious mononucleosis, and histoplasmosis Autoimmune disease, e.g.[]

  • Erythema Infectiosum

    It occurs mainly in women and affects the small joints of the hands, the knees, other joints, such as the spine and costochondral joints, are involved.[] The next day he developed fever, rash, malaise and worsening chest pain.[] The physician will also exclude other potential causes for the symptoms and rash, including rubella, infectious mononucleosis , bacterial infections such as Lyme disease ,[]

  • Cytomegalovirus Esophagitis

    Upon first examination in the emergency room, we believed the pain was derived from costochondritis; however, the local tenderness lasted only a few hours and the pain severity[] […] lymphadenopathy , hepatomegaly , splenomegaly Differential diagnosis: infectious mononucleosis caused by EBV Unlike in infectious mononucleosis caused by EBV , a heterophile[] It is related to the viruses that cause chickenpox and infectious mononucleosis (mono).[]

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