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246 Possible Causes for Costochondritis, Painful Cough

  • Costochondritis

    Costochondritis, on the other hand, develops in older adults ( 40 years of age) and without swelling of the adjacent tissues.[] The pain is aggravated by physical activity, movement, deep inspiration, coughing or sneezing.[] Costochondritis, an inflammation of costochondral junctions of ribs or chondrosternal joints of the anterior chest wall, is a common condition seen in patients presenting[]

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    Costochondral separation and fractured ribs often cannot be avoided because it is important to compress the chest deeply enough to produce sufficient blood flow.[]

  • Rib Fracture

    Buckle rib fractures are dominant in the seventh to ninth ribs and the proportion of buckle rib fractures located in the vicinity of the costochondral junctions increases[] When to Call the Doctor Call your doctor if you have: Pain that does not allow deep breathing or coughing despite using pain relievers Fever Cough or increase in mucus that[] (separation between the costochondral cartilage and the rib).[]

  • 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[] […] complained of severe pain after the sternum, deep breathing or cough when the pain increased, even narcotic analgesics can not be alleviated.[] cough, and mild dysphagia.[]

  • 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.[] Endocarditis Fever and chills New or worsening heart murmur Blood in urine Spleen that is larger than normal Abdominal pain Chest pain Cough, with or without the presence[] […] provider often is wrestling with a reordered differential diagnosis for chest pain including nonorganic (idiopathic or psychogenic) causes as well as organic causes such as costochondritis[]

  • Sternal Fracture

    […] associated cardiopulmonary contusion.5 Palpitations may be noted only if dysrhythmia occurs, which is unusual in isolated sternal injury without associated cardiac contusion.5 Costochondritis[] A 47-year-old woman presented with a spontaneous sternal fracture, precluding effective coughing.[] Upper (2nd) and lower (4th) costochondral junction of both ribs show increased uptakes. Fig. 4.[]

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

    Differential diagnosis includes costochondritis, angina, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, pericarditis, pleurisy, pneumonia, and aortic dissection. FIG. 34-1.[] […] or upper thoracic pain Pain that worsens over time Chest pain worse with or causing non - productive cough Sudden unexplained shortness of breath or difficulty breathing[] Patients may also complain of a cough. Occasionally the pain is more prominent in the back and shoulder.[]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    As you mentioned, costochondritis, of inflammation of the joints connecting your ribs and sternum, can lead to chest pain.[] The most common signs of pericarditis include chest pain, fever, weakness and tiredness, coughing, trouble breathing, pain when swallowing, and palpitations (irregular heartbeats[] […] lung cancer) Infectious (pneumonia, mediastinitis) Gastrointestinal (esophagitis, esophageal spasm, peptic ulcer disease, esophageal or gastric carcinoma) Musculoskeletal (costochondritis[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    […] inspiration, improved by leaning forward Diagnosis : Elevated ESR Diffuse ST segment elevation Treatment : NSAIDs Associated With : Pericarditis Differential Diagnosis : Costochondritis[] […] in her chest upon coughing and inhalation.[] Concussion Corns and calluses Cyclic vomiting syndrome, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia Coronary artery disease Cyclospora infection, Congenital heart defects in children Costochondritis[]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Costochondritis and rheumatic diseases (ie, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis) are common examples.[] , cough, vomiting since 2 weeks and shortness of breath.[] , epigastric pain and left upper quadrant pain.[]

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