Chest Pain Center

Chest pain is a common complaint by a patient in the ER. Causes of chest pain include broken or bruised ribs, pleurisy, pneumothorax, shingles, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, angina, heart attack, costochondritis, pericarditis, aorta or aortic dissection, and reflux esophagitis.

Diagnosis and treatment of chest pain depends upon the cause and clinical presentation of the patient's chest pain.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/6/2019

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