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Pain pp 793-794 | Cite as

Xiphodynia

  • Vibhav B. Reddy
  • Mark R. Jones
  • Alan David KayeEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Xiphodynia as a syndrome is characterized by pain in the region of the xiphoid process. Presented are basic anatomy, clinical findings, diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome.

Keywords

Xiphodynia Chest pain Xiphosternal angle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vibhav B. Reddy
    • 1
  • Mark R. Jones
    • 2
  • Alan David Kaye
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiologyLSUHSC–New OrleansNew OrleansUSA

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