precordial pain


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Related to precordial pain: costochondritis, Pulsus paradoxus, retrosternal pain

precordial pain

Pain felt in the center of the chest (e.g., below the sternum) or in the left side of the chest.
See also: pain
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Case 4: A 68-year-old man was admitted due to intermittent precordial pain for 6 years, with worsening for 7 h before admission.
As unlike normally positioned hearts, right precordial pain may represent in patients with situs inversus and dextrocardia.
A 49-year-old woman presented with a sudden onset of bilateral deafness and associated vertigo, left facial palsy, and precordial pain. Audiometry identified a profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears.