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Painful rib cage in children: Painful rib cage in children refers to discomfort in a child's ribcage. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Painful rib cage in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Rib symptoms (157 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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