costochondritis


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inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage

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Inflammatory costochondritis is usually a relatively acute illness and, like other chest wall syndromes, is associated with local tenderness on palpation.
Many times the doctor diagnoses the problem as bursitis, tendonitis, or costochondritis.
I was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer in grade school and with costochondritis in college.
This is likely costochondritis, or some other type of inflammation of the ribcartilage joints that you have in each rib on the front of your chest.
Delayed complications include ventricular septal defects, conduction problems, wound infection, or costochondritis.
The GP said it was a condition called costochondritis and it would settle down.