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What is the medical term of chest pain?
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
11 doctors agree
In brief: Angina pectoris
Angina (pain) pectoris (chest).

In brief: Angina pectoris
Angina (pain) pectoris (chest).
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Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Chest Pain Expanded
There are many different terms: angina refers to pain originating in the heart.
Pericardial pain (pericarditis) for pain from the sac around the heart. Pleuritic pain and pleurodynia, for pains from spasm of the soft tissues around the lung or chest wall. Costochondritis for rib issues. Heart burn pain comes from the esophagus. Idiopathic and atypical chest pain for "don't have a clue" cause!

In brief: Chest Pain Expanded
There are many different terms: angina refers to pain originating in the heart.
Pericardial pain (pericarditis) for pain from the sac around the heart. Pleuritic pain and pleurodynia, for pains from spasm of the soft tissues around the lung or chest wall. Costochondritis for rib issues. Heart burn pain comes from the esophagus. Idiopathic and atypical chest pain for "don't have a clue" cause!
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