cardioneurosis

car·di·ac neu·ro·sis

anxiety concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to heart disease; a form of hypochondriasis.
Synonym(s): cardioneurosis

car·di·ac neu·ro·sis

(kahr'dē-ak nūr-ō'sis)
Anxiety concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to heart disease; a form of hypochondriasis.
Synonym(s): cardioneurosis.

cardioneurosis

(kăr″dē-ō-nū-rō′sĭs) [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
Functional neurosis with cardiac symptoms.

cardioneurosis

An unreasonable and irrational conviction that one is suffering from heart disease, sustained in spite of clear evidence to the contrary. See also DA COSTA'S SYNDROME.
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The exclusion criteria were (1) age < 40 or >85 years, (2) other cardiac origins (aortic valve stenosis or insufficiency, aortic dissection, acute pericarditis, rheumatic coronaritis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, syphilitic aortic regurgitation and cardioneurosis) and noncardiac (respiratory, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal) chest pain, (3) severe liver and/or kidney failure, and (4) a history of or newly diagnosed autoimmune disease or thyroid disorder.