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What is Xiphoid syndrome?

What is Xiphoid syndrome?

  • Xiphoid syndrome: Pain and discomfort that occurs in the lowest portion of the sternum called the xiphoid process. The symptoms may occur sporadically or be associated with conditions such as heart disease, gallbladder disease and bone disease. Certain movements (bending, lifting) or eating large meals may precipitate an attack.

Xiphoid syndrome: Introduction

Types of Xiphoid syndrome:

Broader types of Xiphoid syndrome:

What causes Xiphoid syndrome?

Causes of Xiphoid syndrome: see causes of Xiphoid syndrome

What are the symptoms of Xiphoid syndrome?

Symptoms of Xiphoid syndrome: see symptoms of Xiphoid syndrome

Xiphoid syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Xiphoid syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Xiphoid syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Xiphoid syndrome: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Xiphoid syndrome.
Treatments for Xiphoid syndrome: see treatments for Xiphoid syndrome

Name and Aliases of Xiphoid syndrome

Main name of condition: Xiphoid syndrome

Other names or spellings for Xiphoid syndrome:

hypersensitive xiphoid syndrome, xiphoidalgia, xiphoideodynia

 

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