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bananas's version from 2015-05-28 19:28

Chest pain

Question Answer
Brief episodes of chest painPrinzmetal
Localized on the chestMSK: rib or cartilage
Tender on palpationMSK
Rapid onset radiating to the scapulaTearing dissection
Rapid onset in 20 yo with dyspneaSpontaneous pneumothorax
After heavy mealsGERD
Lasting hours-days relieved by sitting forwardPericarditis
Worse with deep breathing/motionPleuritic or MSK
Dermatomal distributionVaricella zoster
MC non-cardiac chest painGERD
Acute onset dyspnea, tachycardia and confusion in hospitalized patientPulmonary embolism
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