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Reliability of computed tomography in the initial diagnosis and follow-up evaluation of Tietze's syndrome: case report with review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3802884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical entity of Tietze's syndrome is well known. It is benign in nature, self-limiting, and of unknown etiology. Computed tomography has proved most helpful in the initial evaluation of this disorder, especially as roentgenographic plain films have been essentially noncontributory in the past. A case of this disorder was followed up over the course of 2 months, and the clinical and computed tomography findings were correlated. The authors believe that computed tomography is the most exact and reliable modality for the follow-up evaluation of patients with Tietze's syndrome.
C Hamburg; I F Abdelwahab
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of computed tomography     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0149-936X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:  1987 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-03     Completed Date:  1987-03-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805373     Medline TA:  J Comput Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Tietze's Syndrome / pathology,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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