Computed Tomography of Tietze Syndrome

  title={Computed Tomography of Tietze Syndrome},
  author={Gerald Edelstein and Robert G. Levitt and D P Slaker and William A Murphy},
  journal={Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography},
Six patients with clinical features suggestive of Tietze syndrome had a thoracic computed tomographic (CT) examination following a normal plain film or tomographic examination (or both) of the affected costochondral junction. A chest wall mass was excluded in all six patients. The CT findings included enlargement of the costal cartilage at the site of complaint (two patients), ventral angulation of the involved costal cartilage (two patients), and normal anatomy of the costochondral junction… 

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