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Tietze's syndrome

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Introduction
Find everything you need to know about Tietze's Syndrome including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.
Symptoms of Tietze's syndrome
The pain and tenderness associated with Tietze’s syndrome may happen gradually or suddenly. Symptoms include: a sharp pain in your upper ribs tenderness
Diagnosing Tietze's syndrome
Your GP will carry out a physical examination by looking at and touching the upper chest area around your costochondral joint. They will ask you when and where
Treating Tietze's syndrome
Tietze's syndrome tends to improve on its own after a few weeks, although you may still be left with some swelling after the pain and tenderness have gone.