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What tests are used to diagnose costochondritis?

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There is no specific test for diagnosing costochondritis. Personal history and a physical exam are the mainstays of diagnosis. However, tests are sometimes used to rule out other conditions that can have similar symptoms but are more dangerous, such as heart disease.

 

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Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on June 16, 2020

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