”12th rib syndrome” is Involved in the floating ribs (11th–12th), a hypermobility of the 11th-12th ribs irritating the surrounding tissues and nervous systems.
“ Iliocostal impingement syndrome”is Involved in the lowest ribs (11th–12th) and describes the nerve impingement beneath the lowest ribs, near the spine. This syndrome is a pathologically short distance between the lower ribs and the iliac crest caused by being too close to the L1 transverse processes.
Costochondritis is a chest wall pain caused by inflammation of the costal cartilage or the area where the ribs meet the sternum, known as sternal articulations.
Tietze Syndrome is an atypical cause of anterior chest pain characterized by localized tenderness and non-suppurative swelling, usually associated with the 2nd or 3rd costal cartilages unilaterally.
Dr. Kurtis Kim, (International Foundation of Abdominal Vascular Compression Syndromes) and Dr. Adam Hansen,(cardiothoracic surgery) video presentation
Kurtis Kim, MD, FACS, RPVI- International Foundation of Abdominal Vascular Compression Syndromes, Baltimore, MD VOLUME 77, ISSUE 4, SUPPLEMENT, 50S, APRIL 2023
An inherited connective tissue disorder that is caused by defects in a protein called collagen. It is generally considered the least severe form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), although significant complications can occur.
Pectus excavatum (PEx) is one of the most common congenital chest wall deformities. Depending on the severity, presentation of PEx may range from minor cosmetic issues to disabling cardiopulmonary symptoms.
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