A 36-year-old member asked:
can costochondritis cause leg or arm discomfort?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Louis Grenzer answered
54 years experience Cardiology
No: Costocondritis, sometimes called tietze's syndrome, is an inflammation in the cartilage between the rib and the breastbone or sternum. It causes pain and sorness in the chest but not in an arm or leg.
Answered on Sep 27, 2018
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