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Chest Pain

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Costochondritis is an inflammation of a rib or the cartilage connecting a rib. This is a common cause of chest-wall pain. Inflammation or injury involving the chest muscles is another common cause of ... Details >

National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

Pleurisy  External Link

Pleurisy occurs when the double membrane (pleura) that lines the chest cavity and surrounds each of your lungs becomes inflamed. The condition, also called pleuritis, typically causes sharp pain, almo... Details >

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research  External Link