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Inverted Breast Bone
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.
a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Truma to the bone could result in fracture.
Arthritis could cause pain in the area. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Pain sternal tip: All major organs go there: heart, lungs, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, colon, diaphragm muscle. Pain in the uppper tommy right under the sternal tip can be from all those. Heart attack on the bottom of the heart can have symptoms such as sudden severe upper tommy pain with nausea + vomitting that even er doc can initially attribute to a stomach crisis until an ekg shows the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need exam: Dull pain over the right breast bone in a 75 year old male (or female) could be related to inflammation of the rib / cartilage (costochondritis), or it could be a sign of some underlying disease involving the lung or heart. Certainly the best course of action is to have an exam performed by your doctor. ...Read more
A sternal depression is a condition called pectus excavatum. In the past this was treated with silicone implants or bone reshaping of the ribs and sternum. Recently, I have used fat to fill the depression.
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when the sternum protrudes, it is called pectus carinatum. ...Read more
Could be: Breast tenderness due to an impending period (premenstrual). ...Read more
Anatomy: The esophagus and stomach. Why? Is something happening or wrong? ...Read more