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360 Possible Causes for Retrosternal Chest Pain

  • Cholelithiasis

    CASE PRESENTATION: 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[]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Abstract In 27 comatose patients with acute head injury, 45 paired studies of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were performed before and after hyperventilation. In total 676 regions were studied, and rCBF was calculated as initial slope index using the intracarotid washout technique of 133 Xe. The tests were[…][]

  • Influenza

    A 57-year-old white man presented to the Emergency Department with sudden onset of severe, nonexertional, retrosternal, pressure-like chest pain for a few hours and with fever[]

  • Panic Attacks

    PURPOSE: To assess the risks that maternal panic disorder (PD) during pregnancy contribute to adverse pregnancy outcomes, with the effects further specifically differentiated into mothers who experienced a panic attack during pregnancy and those who did not. METHOD: This study linked two nationwide[…][]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. The Sections of Health Services Research and Gastroenterology at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Search for more papers by this author First published: 16 October[…][]

  • Asthma

    A 72-year-old woman with asthma attack and retrosternal chest pain was presented to our emergency unit.[]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    A 34-year-old woman was taken to the Emergency Department of our hospital, presenting with a sudden onset and persistent retrosternal chest pain radiating to both upper extremities[] CASE REPORT A 72-year-old male was admitted to our department with a chief complaint of intermittent retrosternal chest pain and was diagnosed with extensive anterior myocardial[] chest pain accompanied by tightness, discomfort, & SOB; cardiac pain often radiates to the arm & neck, and less commonly to the jaw; the pain of AMI generally is. not relieved[]

  • Angina Pectoris

    This is the first example of angina-like chest pain which definitively resulted from a midoesophageal diverticulum.[] Development of retrosternal chest discomfort is the classical symptom of angina pectoris.[] History Most patients with angina pectoris report of retrosternal chest discomfort rather than frank pain.[]

  • Coronary Artery Disease

    The predominant symptom seen in coronary artery disease patients is chest pain (stable angina) that is retrosternal in location and commonly radiates to the left arm and neck[]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Following admission she complained of retrosternal tightening type of a chest pain. She had elevated serum amylase and cardiac troponin.[] chest pain with AMI [ 22 ], but rather they may show mental status changes or an initial difficulty in breathing.[] The typical chest pain of acute MI usually is intense and unremitting for 30-60 minutes.[]

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