Chest pain

Last updated: Friday, 19, November, 2010
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Diagnosis based on history, physical examination and troponin T or troponin I results.

Other pathology tests may be contributory.

Cardiac pain

Pleural pain

Oesophageal pain

See Oesophagitis

Chest wall pain

  • Fibromuscular pain
  • Shingles
SeeĀ Varicella zoster infection.
  • Bone pain
SeeĀ Bone fracture (pathological).

Pain arising from intra-abdominal sites