substernal


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Related to substernal: substernal goiter, Substernal thyroidectomy

substernal

 [sub-ster´nal]
below the sternum; called also infrasternal.

sub·ster·nal

(sŭb-ster'năl),
1. Deep to the sternum.
2. Synonym(s): infrasternal

substernal

/sub·ster·nal/ (sub-ster´n'l) below the sternum.

substernal

[-stur′nəl]
Etymology: L, sub + Gk, sternon, chest
pertaining to the area beneath the sternum.

substernal

behind the sternum.
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They may have mild or dull pain that is generally located in the chest and/or abdomen, but not specifically substernal.
On the third hospital day, substernal chest pain and profuse watery diarrhea developed.
Wyatt's respirations were slow and irregular for 13 minutes, and he had "a grunting and substernal retraction respiratory pattern" for at least 30 minutes.
Subsequent chapters discuss benign and malignant thyroid and parathyroid disease, with topics that include surgical management of substernal goiter, medullary and anaplastic thyroid cancer, and reoperation for hyperparathyroidism.
In our clinical setting, we encountered a 42-year-old African-American male who presented with acute shortness of breath and new facial rash, which was associated with substernal, dull, intermittent, and non-radiating chest pain.
A 35-year-old woman, with a past medical history significant for genital herpes, presented to the emergency room (ER) complaining of 2 to 3 years of intermittent, nonexertional, substernal chest pain.
This is often accompanied by dull substernal pain or burning chest pain, exacerbated by coughing.
Onset of symptoms for pulmonary oxygen toxicity usually begins with burning upon inspiration and progressing to pleural chest pain, substernal burning, cough and shortness of breath.
Despite the lack of tyramine restrictions, no significant differences were noted between the groups in blood pressure or heart rate changes or in cardiac events (tachycardia, palpitations, or substernal pain), he said.
Nausea, dizziness, palpitations, tachycardia [rapid heartbeat] and substernal tightness may be noted.
The researchers noted symptoms of a burning sensation on the neck, shoulders, and arms; of a tightness in the muscles of the face; and of substernal chest pressure.
Noncardiac chest pain is defined as a substernal chest pain in the absence of significant epicardial coronary artery stenoses.