Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Diseases » Tietze syndrome » Summary

What is Tietze syndrome?

What is Tietze syndrome?

A rare disorder characterized by inflammation, swelling, redness and tenderness of the rib cartilage (costochondrial cartilage) in the upper chest. ...more »

  • Tietze syndrome: Redness, swelling and pain of the cartilage of the rib cage.

Tietze syndrome: Introduction

Types of Tietze syndrome:

Broader types of Tietze syndrome:

What causes Tietze syndrome?

Causes of Tietze syndrome: see causes of Tietze syndrome

What are the symptoms of Tietze syndrome?

Symptoms of Tietze syndrome: see symptoms of Tietze syndrome

Can anyone else get Tietze syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Tietze syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tietze syndrome

Tietze syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tietze syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tietze syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tietze syndrome: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tietze syndrome.
Treatments for Tietze syndrome: see treatments for Tietze syndrome
Research for Tietze syndrome: see research for Tietze syndrome

Name and Aliases of Tietze syndrome

Main name of condition: Tietze syndrome

Other names or spellings for Tietze syndrome:

Non-suppurative swelling of the costosternal, costochondral or sternoclavicular joints

Tietze syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Tietze syndrome:


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise