Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome Index

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Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the sternum. Tietze syndrome affects the same region of the chest and causes inflammation, tenderness, and swelling. Anti-inflammatory medications, rest, physical therapy, and cortisone injections are suitable methods of treatment for both costochondritis and Tietze syndrome.


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Terms related to Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome:

  • Rib Inflammation
  • Tietze