Tietze's Syndrome: An Unusual Cause of Chest Wall Swelling

@article{Kennedy1957TietzesSA,
  title={Tietze's Syndrome: An Unusual Cause of Chest Wall Swelling},
  author={A. E. Clark Kennedy},
  journal={Scottish Medical Journal},
  year={1957},
  volume={2},
  pages={363 - 365}
}
  • A. Kennedy
  • Published 1 September 1957
  • Medicine
  • Scottish Medical Journal
I N 1 9 2 1 TIE T Z E described a condition characterised by painful, non-suppurative swelling of the sternoclavicular joint or of a costochrondral junction, particularly the second. The syndrome is an uncommon one and even from Europe where, owing to the influence of Tietze's original description, the disorder is more generally recognised, the number of cases reported is about 100 (Bernreiter, 1956). American and British reports are scanty: Motulsky and Rohn (1953) were the first to draw… 

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