Costochondritis

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Explanation of Condition

Inflammation of cartilage, usually in the ribs. A common cause of chest pain which may mimic that of a pulmonary embolism or underlying pleural inflammation.

See also Costochondritis

Guidance

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Tietze syndrome

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

16th October 2012