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Substernal chest pain: is a medical emergency due to a number of serious conditions. See detailed information below for a list of 48 causes of Substernal chest pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Substernal chest pain:
Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Substernal chest pain:
Stable angina pectoris, Acute coronary syndrome, Unstable angina pectoris, Myocardial infarction (38 causes), Aortic dissection, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Pneumothorax (61 causes), Hemothorax (9 causes)
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