costochondral

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costochondral

 [kos″to-kon´dral]
pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.

cos·to·chon·dral

(kos'tō-kon'drăl),
Relating to the costal cartilages.
Synonym(s): chondrocostal

cos·to·chon·dral

(kos'tō-kon'drăl)
Relating to the costal cartilages.
Synonym(s): chondrocostal.

costochondral

Pertaining to a rib and its cartilage.
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It took origin from the second costal cartilage to the manubrium of sternum and the second costochondral joint, afterwards became a tendinous structure and divided into two on the coracoid process.
So what went wrong - the error was in a suboptimal history taken by the cardiologist, careful interrogation of the patient revealed intermittent pricking chest pains aggravated by local chest wall pressure and chest wall movements, most likely costochondritis - a benign inflammation of the costochondral joints - definitely not life threatening, which no stent in the world would cure.
Costochondral joints were enlarged and readily palpable.
(15) This protocol utilized consisted of HVLA manipulation to the zygapophyseal joints of the thoracic spine, costotransverse, and costochondral joints, acupuncture, ischemic compression, cross-fibre friction massage, and cryotherapy.