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Chiropr Osteopat. 2007 Sep 15;15:13.

Xiphodynia: a diagnostic conundrum.

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  • 1Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic, School of Chiropractic, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia. clevechiro@uqconnect.net

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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