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106 Possible Causes for Sternal Tenderness

  • Chronic Phase of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    […] perivascular infiltrate of neutrophils in the dermis fever and painful maculonodular violaceous lesions trunk, arms, legs, and face *Massive - and in almost all patients Sternal[slideshare.net] tenderness – lower part – patient can detect Neutrophil alkaline phosphatase activity is low or absent (90%) - Activity increases with treatment (limited use) glucocerebrocidase[slideshare.net]

  • Chest Trauma

    (boundaries defined as the upper and lower costal margins circumferentially; isolated clavicular tenderness does not qualify) Sternal tenderness Thoracic spine tenderness[emdocs.net] Sternal fracture is treated with rest, analgesics and airway hygiene.[intechopen.com] […] fracture or a widened mediastinum) Rapid deceleration mechanism (fall from a height 20 ft or MVC at speeds 40 mph with sudden deceleration) Distracting injury Chest wall tenderness[emdocs.net]

  • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    On physical examination, he had huge splenomegaly and hepatomegaly, sternal tenderness and generalized lymphadenopathy.[ajmhs.org]

  • Sternal Fracture

    Localized sternal tenderness was present in 68 (97.1%), external signs of contusion/ecchymosis in 33 (47.1%), and dyspnea in 10 (14.3%) patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute, severe sternal pain that is worse with respiration with localised tenderness.[radiopaedia.org] Yaffee , quite skillfully demonstrates a sternal fracture using ultrasound. There is a cortical break noted in the sternum, at the area of patient’s pain and tenderness.[em.emory.edu]

  • Costochondritis

    The adjacent intercostal [ 12 ], sternal, and pectoralis major and minor muscles may be tender to palpation [ 14 ].[clinicalgate.com]

  • Blast Phase

    To evaluate healthcare resource utilization and economic burden of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) progression to the blast phase. Patients ( 18 years) with 1 inpatient or 2 outpatient CML diagnoses were identified from the MarketScan Commercial and Medicare databases (January 1, 2007-June 30, 2015).[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    He had non-tender, non-palpable purpuric spots all over the four limbs and wet purpura on mouth. He had mild pallor, no sternal tenderness.[lungindia.com]

  • Tracheobronchial Injury

    tenderness (4) neck and upper chest hematoma (5) cyanosis (6) upper thoracic rib fractures The presence of one or more findings may justify bronchoscopy.[meducator3.net] X-ray (8) overdistention of the cuff with an abnormally shape seen on X-ray Additional findings in patients with tracheobronchial injury: (1) dyspnea (2) hemoptysis (3) sternal[meducator3.net]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    Polycythemia vera is one of the chronic myeloproliferative diseases and very few patients present with its actual clinical manifestations. The most common findings are increased red cell mass and an increased leukocyte count with decreased erythropoietin. We present a case where there was a delay in the diagnosis[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    In secondary amyloid A amyloidosis resulting from rheumatologic diseases, tumor necrosis factor α blockers have been reported to be effective in the treatment of both arthritis and amyloidosis. However, there have been few reports concerning the alterations of renal tissue histology before and after long-term[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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