costochondral joints

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cos·to·chon·dral joints

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the cartilaginous joints between the sternal end of ribs and the lateral ends of costal cartilages.
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Trietze's syndrome is pain at the costochondral junctions and commonly presents as mastalgia.
Pronounced widening of the wrists and beading of the ribs at the costochondral junctions were also confirmed by X-ray.