atypical chest pain

atypical chest pain

A term of variable application for chest pain that is sudden, sharp and short-lived. The term’s use is inconsistent: some doctors use the term as a means of referring a patient to another service or consultant/specialist; others recommend deleting the phrase from the working medical parlance.
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Symptoms of atypical chest pain, hemorrhage, gastrointestinal obstruction, and shoulder tip pain may all indicate fistula formation from the gastrointestinal tract to the pericardium.
8) Additional common indications for CCTA include patients with 1) typical or atypical chest pain and normal or equivocal stress tests and/or ECG findings; 2) unexplained or atypical chest pain with low risk for CAD and a possible coronary artery anomaly; 3) unexplained acute chest pain with low or intermediate risk, negative cardiac enzymes, and normal or equivocal ECG findings; and 4) preoperative or pre-procedural evaluation of the coronary arteries.
She also developed recurrent atypical chest pain and mid-epigastric pain, occurring intermittently during her treatment, several times per week for 4 to 5 five years.
Vincent Hot Springs Chest Pain Unit features a dedicated area with cardiology-trained staff designed specifically for patients with acute angina or atypical chest pain, with the goal to diagnose and treat within 24 hours.
Adverse events deemed unrelated to treatment included one MI, two cases of angina, one coronary revascularization procedure, and one insertion of an implantable defibrillator in the stem cell group, as well as one case of atypical chest pain in the control group, after the 6-month mark.
A 26-year-old woman with a background history of cardiac surgery in childhood, presented with worsening atypical chest pain and dyspnoea.
Atypical chest pain symptoms commonly seen in women, the elderly and silent myocardial ischemia patients are also reviewed.
Stress fracture of the first rib, which is an uncommon cause of shoulder pain and atypical chest pain, is seen in athletes (Sik et al.
These findings are also relevant to the provision of health education to the public by highlighting the importance of seeking medical help when they experience atypical chest pain different to those experienced by other patients.

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