precordial catch syndrome

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pre·cor·di·al catch syn·drome

a benign syndrome of uncertain origin, characterized by sharp, sudden pain in the region of the cardiac apex on inspiration, yet usually relieved by forcing a deeper breath; tenderness is absent.
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Precordial catch syndrome is a common cause of chest pain in older children and young adults.
"Precordial Catch Syndrome' is the name used to describe the brief, sudden onset, easily localized, non-radiating pain that affects adults and children.