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113 Possible Causes for Costochondritis, Elevated Sedimentation Rate

  • Lyme Carditis

    The initial laboratory work, including cellular blood count, cardiac enzymes and electrolytes, was normal except for an elevated sedimentation rate.[innovationsincrm.com] What was going on, he said, was costochondritis: inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to the breastbone.[globallymealliance.org] Laboratory findings showed elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein, bilateral temporal artery biopsy results were negative and first degree atrioventricular[pagepress.org]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and alkaline and creatinine phosphatase were elevated. There was no rheumatoid factor present.[mhmedical.com] They have current or previous buttock pain (felt on alternating sides), arthritis, enthesitis, costochondritis, epicondylitis, anterior uveitis, psoriasis or inflammatory[patient.info] People with active ankylosing spondylitis can have elevated blood tests that measure inflammation, such as the erythrocyte sedimentation rate ( ESR ) and C-reactive protein[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Polymyositis

    […] and Filing based on Lupus Polychondritis and Filing for Disability Bursitis and Filing for Disability Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease and Filing for Disability Costochondritis[ssdrc.com] […] in 90% Elevated sedimentation rate (ESR) of 50 - 100 in 40% and an ESR above 100 in 10% ( Ann Rheum Dis 1993;52:857 ) Radiology description MRI T2 may show edema, which is[pathologyoutlines.com] Polymyositis is diagnosed based on: Blood tests show elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein and increased white blood cells (leukocytosis), which[medindia.net]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Initial labs showed pancytopenia, bandemia, proteinuria, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and elevated d-dimer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] is not caused by pleurisy, it is commonly caused by inflammation of the chest muscle, cartilage, or ligaments, or of the joints that connect the ribs to the breastbone (costochondral[northshore.org] The disease is marked by a wide range of system dysfunctions, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and the formation of LE cells in the blood or bone marrow.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Common musculoskeletal disorders include costochondritis, rib fracture, toothache, and muscle strain.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Many patients with JIA, especially the polyarticular and systemic types, have elevated sedimentation rates and anemia.[unboundmedicine.com] Mandibular position as it related to the success of costochondral and orthognathic surgery was assessed by gnathion position relative to nasion-basion at the cranial center[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The only laboratory abnormalities in this patient included elevated serum transaminases, a mildly elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a moderately elevated level[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate accompanies the symptoms. See also erythrocyte sedimentation rate .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Diagnosis of GCA is based on clinical features, such as headache, jaw pain, vision changes, and temporal artery tenderness, along with an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory examinations of blood yielded normal creatine kinase and mild elevation of erythrocyte sedimentation rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate High ESR 0003565 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [3] Last updated: 12/29/2014 The role of genetics in the onset of mixed connective tissue disease[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Tietze disease : A rare inflammatory disorder with symptoms including chest pain and Costochondritis , or an inflammation of a rib or the cartilage connecting a rib.[dartmouth-hitchcock.org] Muscle enzymes may be elevated. C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate ( ESR ) may be elevated. Patients may also have hypergammaglobulinaemia.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    Cartilage can also become inflamed, especially around the breastbone where the ribs meet in the front of the chest, this condition is called costochondritis.[chronicprostatitis.com] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C reactive protein also elevated 81% HLA-B27 , less common in African Americans (30-50%); more likely in patients with chronic or relapsing[enotes.tripod.com] Cartilage can become inflamed, especially around the breastbone where the ribs meet in the front of the chest, this condition is called costochondritis.[regenerativenutrition.com]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    [2] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) [4] ESR is raised in some patients due to pericardial inflammation.[explainmedicine.com] […] inspiration, improved by leaning forward Diagnosis : Elevated ESR Diffuse ST segment elevation Treatment : NSAIDs Associated With : Pericarditis Differential Diagnosis : Costochondritis[medlibes.com] Concussion Corns and calluses Cyclic vomiting syndrome, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia Coronary artery disease Cyclospora infection, Congenital heart defects in children Costochondritis[sites.google.com]

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