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Xiphodynia: A diagnostic conundrum

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Author(s): Simpson J Keith | Hawken Erin

Journal: Chiropractic and Osteopathy
ISSN 1746-1340

Volume: 15;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 13;
Date: 2007;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Abstract This paper presents 3 case reports of xiphodynia that presented to a chiropractic clinic. The paper examines aspects of xiphodynia including relevant anatomy of the xiphoid, as well as the incidence, aetiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. A brief overview of the mechanism of referred pain is presented.
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