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Chest Pain

Chest Pain is a topic covered in the Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics.

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Description

Chest pain is a common pain syndrome in childhood. It is less common than abdominal pain and headache. Cardiac disease is an uncommon etiology. Musculoskeletal cause is most common. Boys and girls are equally affected. Etiology is often unclear (idiopathic).

Commonly Associated Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes mellitus (long-standing)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

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Citation

Cabana, Michael D., editor. "Chest Pain." Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics, 7th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2015. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14097/all/Chest_Pain.
Chest Pain. In: Cabana MD, ed. Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. 7th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14097/all/Chest_Pain. Accessed June 27, 2019.
Chest Pain. (2015). In Cabana, M. D. (Ed.), Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14097/all/Chest_Pain
Chest Pain [Internet]. In: Cabana MD, editors. Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. [cited 2019 June 27]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Select-5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/14097/all/Chest_Pain.
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