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What causes chest wall pain?
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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Chest wall pain
Chest wall pain is very common ie with lifting or straining.
Costochondritis defines an area of pain and inflammation on the breast bone area. Sometimes a late sequela of a pulmonary infection. The worst cause would be pulmonary infarct causing pleurisy or pain worse with breathing.

In brief: Chest wall pain
Chest wall pain is very common ie with lifting or straining.
Costochondritis defines an area of pain and inflammation on the breast bone area. Sometimes a late sequela of a pulmonary infection. The worst cause would be pulmonary infarct causing pleurisy or pain worse with breathing.
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