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COSTOCHONDRAL SEPARATION

COSTOCHONDRAL SEPARATION

A costochondral separation is a condition that arises when ribs that are connected to the sternum by costochondral cartilage breaks as a result of certain stresses somewhat like a joint dislocation causing different injuries to the costochondral. The cartilage that attaches ribs to the breastbone can tear to some extent causing pain and tenderness at the site of separation. This ...

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