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  • A case of Tietze's syndrome visualized on PET/CT-FDG. [Case Reports]
    Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur 2019; 22(2):88-89Doudouh A, Benameur Y, … Biyi A
  • We report an interesting image of a 49-year-old woman revealed with Tietze's syndrome (TS) by ¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT. She presented with right upper sternum pain with a hard and fixed palpable mass. Chest radiograph and CT-Scanner revealed no abnormalities. PET/CT-FDG showed a hypermetabolic activity around right sternoclavicular joint, which was the correct symptomatic lesion. Hence, FDG PET/CT may be u…
  • Refractory Tietze's Syndrome Occurring after Lumbar Spine Surgery in Prone Position. [Case Reports]
    Indian J Orthop 2019 Jul-Aug; 53(4):574-577Kumar VA, Babu JN
  • Positional complications in spine surgery are not uncommon. Commonly encountered complications include ocular and aural, other than musculoskeletal injuries. However, development of Tietze's syndrome due to malpositioning has not been reported till date. A 40-year-old male patient presented with postlaminectomy syndrome, for which posterior pedicle screw fixation and fusion was performed. Postope…
  • Immunopathological findings in a cat with auricular chondritis. [Case Reports]
    Acta Vet Hung 2019; 67(1):81-86Meziara Wilson T, Machado M, … De Castro MB
  • At clinical examination, a 5-year-old male domestic short-haired cat exhibited painful swelling and erythema of the pinnae of both ears. Microscopically, the lesions on both pinnae were composed of diffuse granulomatous chondritis with degeneration and necrosis of the pinnal cartilage. Numerous mast cells were also observed within and surrounding the inflammatory lesion. Immunohistochemistry show…
  • CT-guided percutaneous cryoablation of an osteoid osteoma of the rib☆. [Case Reports]
    Radiol Case Rep 2019; 14(3):400-404Basappa E, Rabang J, … Scott R
  • An osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumor that arises from osteoblastic dysfunction and usually presents as nonspecific, nocturnal pain located in the diaphysis of long bones, with <1% occurring in the ribs. It is most commonly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or merely observed; when these treatments do no prove efficacious, either open surgery or interventional ablation are pur…
  • StatPearls: Costochondritis [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Schumann Jessica A. JA Jefferson Northeast Parente John J. JJ St. John Medical Center BOOK
  • Costochondritis is a chest wall pain caused by inflammation of the costal cartilages or the area where the ribs meet the sternum, known as sternal articulations. It is a benign cause of chest pain. Patients often present with the chief complaint of chest pain; therefore, other causes of chest pain must be excluded with history, physical exam, and/or diagnostic testing prior to a diagnosis of cost…
  • What do we know about Tietze's syndrome? [Review]
    Kardiochir Torakochirurgia Pol 2018; 15(3):180-182Rokicki W, Rokicki M, Rydel M
  • Tietze's syndrome is a benign, self-limiting arthropathy, without purulent character. The disease most often involves articulations: sternocostal, sternoclavicular, or costochondral joints. The characteristic symptoms are tenderness, pain and edema involving one of the aforementioned joints on one side. Diagnosis of Tietze's syndrome is based on physical examination (increase of palpation tendern…
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