retrosternal

ret·ro·ster·nal

(ret'rō-ster'năl),
Posterior to the sternum.

retrosternal

[-stur′nəl]
Etymology: L, retro, backward; Gk, sternon, chest
behind the sternum.

retrosternal

(rĕt″rō-stĕr′năl) [″ + Gr. sternon, chest]
Behind the sternum.

retrosternal

Behind the breastbone.
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The lump could not be seen in the immediate retrosternal location.
The second group of factors is related to the actual thyroid gland disease (Basedow's disease, toxic multinodular glands, large retrosternal goiter).
GEI can clinically present with acute esophageal obstruction, vomiting, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and severe epigastric or retrosternal pain that radiates to the neck and shoulder and that can mimic cardiac pathology (6).
This procedure is not free of side effects like transient dysphagia, worsening of portal hypertensive gastropathy7, retrosternal burning sensations and at times moderates to severe pain requiring intervention to relieve the pain.
On admission, he complained of dyspnea and retrosternal chest pain.
4) Dysphagia, regurgitation, vomiting, retrosternal pain, heartburn, weight loss, avoidance of eating, consumption of large amount of liquids and aberrant eating behaviours are overlapping symptoms of achalasia and BN.
Chest CT detected free air particles around the clavicle and sternum, in cervical region, between muscles, at subcutaneous tissue, in peritracheal and esophageal region, at superior mediastinum and anterior thymus, at retrosternal localization, around of arcus aorta and its branches, in mediastinal and deeper neck fascia's without any positive findings of intestinal perforation.
Retrosternal chest pain and back pain were the most common presenting symptoms on admission.
In addition, she had frothy urine, intermittent episodes of retrosternal chest pain, palpitations, and symptoms of hyperglycaemia.
Heartburn: Burning pain in the chest and possibly retrosternal pain, which is often worse when lying down or bending over.
Ten days post-admission the patient started complaining of a sharp retrosternal pain radiating to the left scapula, associated with pericardial friction rub along the lower left sterna border.
Patients with histology proven thyroid carcinoma; primary or secondary hyperthyroidism, retrosternal goitre, recurrent goitre and solitary thyroid nodule who had partial thyroidectomy were excluded.