A report on Chest pain

Potential location of pain from a heart attack
A blockage of coronary arteries can lead to a heart attack
Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a common cause of chest pain in adults

Pain or discomfort in the chest, typically the front of the chest.

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Potential location of pain from a heart attack

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Diffuse esophageal spasm

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Condition characterized by uncoordinated contractions of the esophagus, which may cause difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) or regurgitation.

Condition characterized by uncoordinated contractions of the esophagus, which may cause difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) or regurgitation.

Corkscrew appearance of the esophagus.

In some cases, it may cause symptoms such as chest pain, similar to heart disease.

Sternocostal and interchondral joints

Tietze syndrome

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Benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.

Benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.

Sternocostal and interchondral joints

The most common symptom of Tietze syndrome is pain, primarily in the chest, but can also radiate to the shoulder and arm.

Dressler syndrome

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Secondary form of pericarditis that occurs in the setting of injury to the heart or the pericardium .

Secondary form of pericarditis that occurs in the setting of injury to the heart or the pericardium .

The disease consists of a persistent low-grade fever, chest pain (usually pleuritic), pericarditis (usually evidenced by a pericardial friction rub, chest pain worsening when recumbent, and diffuse ST elevation with PR segment depression), and/or a pericardial effusion.

Hyperventilation syndrome

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Respiratory disorder, psychologically or physiologically based, involving breathing too deeply or too rapidly (hyperventilation).

Respiratory disorder, psychologically or physiologically based, involving breathing too deeply or too rapidly (hyperventilation).

HVS may present with chest pain and a tingling sensation in the fingertips and around the mouth (paresthesia) and may accompany a panic attack.

Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide poisoning

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Carbon monoxide poisoning typically occurs from breathing in carbon monoxide (CO) at excessive levels.

Carbon monoxide poisoning typically occurs from breathing in carbon monoxide (CO) at excessive levels.

Carbon monoxide
CO toxicity symptoms
Carbon monoxide detector connected to a North American power outlet
A carbon monoxide monitor clipped to the uniform of a paramedic
Finger tip carboxyhemoglobin saturation monitor (SpCO%). Note: This is not the same as a pulse oximeter (SpO2%), although some models (such as this one) do measure both the oxygen and carbon monoxide saturation.
Breath CO monitor displaying carbon monoxide concentration of an exhaled breath sample (in ppm) with its corresponding percent concentration of carboxyhemoglobin.
A person within a hyperbaric oxygen chamber

Symptoms are often described as "flu-like" and commonly include headache, dizziness, weakness, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion.

Hypotension

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Low blood pressure.

Low blood pressure.

chest pain

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Da Costa's syndrome

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Psychiatric syndrome which presents a set of symptoms similar to those of heart disease.

Psychiatric syndrome which presents a set of symptoms similar to those of heart disease.

Soldiers carry an exhausted troop off the battlefield

These include fatigue upon exertion, shortness of breath, palpitations, sweating, and chest pain.

Levine's sign

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Levine's sign is a clenched fist held over the chest to describe ischemic chest pain.

Chief complaint

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The chief complaint, formally known as CC in the medical field, or termed presenting complaint (PC) in Europe and Canada, forms the second step of medical history taking.

The chief complaint, formally known as CC in the medical field, or termed presenting complaint (PC) in Europe and Canada, forms the second step of medical history taking.

In acute care settings, such as emergency rooms, reports of chest pain are among the most common chief complaints.

Crystal structure of human brain-type creatine kinase with ADP and creatine. PDB.

Creatine kinase

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Enzyme expressed by various tissues and cell types.

Enzyme expressed by various tissues and cell types.

Crystal structure of human brain-type creatine kinase with ADP and creatine. PDB.
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Reference ranges for blood tests, comparing blood content of creatine kinase (shown in orange, to left of ammonia [yellow]) with other constituents.

It used to be determined specifically in patients with chest pain but this test has been replaced by troponin.