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399 Possible Causes for Retrosternal Chest Pain

  • Influenza

    Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea[…][]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is a multisystemic disease commonly affecting the lungs. TB presents initially as flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats. Patients also complain of weight loss, malaise, retrosternal pain and weakness. There may[…][]

  • Mediastinal Emphysema

    Pneumomediastinum should be considered whenever there are anamnestic data for retrosternal chest pain accompanied by dysphagia, dysphonia, or dyspnea caused by cervicofacial[] She denied shortness of breath, voice changes, retrosternal chest pain, or febrile sensation.[] According to Macklin and Macklin [5] common presenting symptoms of pneumomediastinum include retrosternal chest pain, dyspnoea, pleurisy, facial and neck pain, odynophagia[]

  • Unstable Angina

    73 year-old man presented to our emergency department with complaint of retrosternal chest pain since 2 day and admitted with diagnosis of unstable angina.[] The patient is a 75-year-old woman who presented with repeated episodes of retrosternal chest pain.[] Typically, the pain of angina is described as a feeling of tightness, constriction located precordial or retrosternal, which may radiate to the left upper limb, the shoulders[]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    Patients complain of throat or retrosternal chest pain, which is sudden onset.[] PRESENTATION • Retrosternal chest pain • Dysphagia [email protected] 4. PAST HISTORY • APD [email protected] 5.[] […] or pleuritic chest pain fever dysphagia odynophagia hoarseness cervical tenderness sepsis INVESTIGATIONS CXR: pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax, pleural effusions. contrast[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    chest pain Apical impulse difficult to locate or nonpalpable Pallor, cold sweats Symptoms of left heart failure and symptoms of right heart failure Cardiogenic shock , asystole[] chest pain, often radiating to the neck, shoulders, or back.[] […] asymptomatic Shortness of breath , especially while lying down ( orthopnea ) Beck's triad Hypotension Muffled heart sounds Distended neck veins Tachycardia , pulsus paradoxus Retrosternal[]

  • Pericarditis

    We report a rare case of a mediastinal malignant granular cell tumor in a 41-year-old man presenting with dyspnea, retrosternal chest pain, and recurrent pericardial effusion[] Symptoms include sharp, severe retrosternal chest pain worse with inspiration and a supine position. The classic physical finding is a pericardial friction rub.[]

  • Pneumopericardium

    He continued to play, but 2 hours later, he developed sharp retrosternal chest pain.[] While involved in a rugby match, an 11-year-old boy received a chest compression by 3 players during a tackle.[]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    A 36-year-old man with retrosternal chest pain was admitted after exposure to CO.[]

  • Cholelithiasis

    We present here two females of Aryan ethnicity, one 55 and another 45 years old, who presented with pain at upper abdomen and retrosternal chest pain; on investigations were[]

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