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631 Possible Causes for Localized Chest Pain

  • Rib Fracture

    […] wall trauma and localized chest pain.[radiopaedia.org] Symptomatic rib nonunion was defined as a severe persistent localized pain associated with the nonunion of one or more rib fractures on a chest CT scan at least 3 months after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The common finding in all victims with fractured ribs is pain localized at the site of the fracture .[medical.tpub.com]

  • Herpes Zoster Infection of the Chest Wall

    pain. 17 Refractory cases of costochondritis can be treated with local injections of combined lidocaine (Xylocaine)/corticosteroid into costochondral areas if severe; however[aafp.org] ; usually multiple sites on same side of chest 2 Simple analgesics; heat or ice; rarely, local anesthetic injections or steroid injections 16, 17 Destruction of costal cartilage[aafp.org] Discrete areas of tenderness can be better localized by palpation with a single digit.[aafp.org]

  • Sternal Fracture

    Acute, severe sternal pain that is worse with respiration with localized tenderness.[radiopaedia.org] There can be pain to palpation of the anterior chest wall over the sternum with slight bruising across the sternal area.4 Most patients complain of violent localized sternal[physio-pedia.com] She was able to skate off the ice but reported immediate chest pain. The patient was transported to the local emergency department.[healio.com]

  • Costochondritis

    Ice packs applied to local swelling can sometimes help to reduce chest pain and inflammation. Local lidocaine analgesic patch ( Lidoderm ) application can reduce pain.[medicinenet.com] , and swelling Persistent chest pain of any type associated with nausea, sweating, left arm pain, or any generalized chest pain that is not well localized.[webmd.com] Costochondritis and Tietze syndrome are diagnosed based on the patient's history of signs and symptoms, such as chest pain localized to the cartilage adjacent to the breastbone[medicinenet.com]

  • Q Fever

    Transplant Proc. 2015 May;47(4):1045-7. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.03.022. Author information 1 Nephrology and Renal Transplantation Department, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Lisboa, Portugal. Electronic address: iolandagodinho@gmail.com. 2 Nephrology and Renal Transplantation Department,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vaginitis

    If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency.[healthlinkbc.ca] Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency.[healthlinkbc.ca] Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Local symptoms of acne vulgaris may include pain, tenderness, or erythema. Systemic symptoms are most often absent in acne vulgaris.[emedicine.com] Acne vulgaris typically affects the areas of skin with the densest population of sebaceous follicles (eg, face, upper chest, back).[emedicine.com]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency.[healthlinkbc.ca] Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.[healthlinkbc.ca]

  • Actinic Keratosis

    If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency.[healthlinkbc.ca] Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.[healthlinkbc.ca]

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