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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Four hours later, he developed retrosternal chest pain, radiating to both shoulders, rated 8/10, which persisted for about 10 minutes, with diaphoresis and nausea.
A 43-year-old man presented to the hospital complaining of continuous, nonradiating, retrosternal chest pressure.
In 2009, a 48-year-old female schoolteacher from Suriname sought care at the Amsterdam Medical Center for recently increasing retrosternal pain.
She also reported having loose watery stools for the past 2 months, along with a sensation of epigastric discomfort and retrosternal burning.
The patient did not have difficulty in swallowing liquid or solid food without retrosternal burn, stomachache, diarrhea, or constipation.
Patients should be instructed that if they develop symptoms of esophageal disease (such as difficulty or pain upon swallowing, retrosternal pain, or new or worsening heartburn) they should stop taking BINOSTO and consult their physician.
On third day of hospital admission, a subsequent echocardiography was performed because of retrosternal chest pain and sudden dyspnea.
On chest X-ray, thymic abnormalities typically manifest as focal or diffuse thickening of the anterior junction line and obliteration of retrosternal clear space.
After 2 weeks, he complained of retrosternal discomfort especially on lying down.
Three patients had benign pathologies; retrosternal goitre, bronchogenic cyst and giant left atrium (8) diagnosed on CT scan and subsequently confirmed at surgical resection.
MRI is optimal for delineating the extent of the lesion and will show a unilocular or multilocular cystic lesion in the left supraclavicular fossa with possible retrosternal extension (Figure 17).
This is particularly useful for retrosternal thyroids