Cardiology  |  Chest Pain Pathway - Consider Non-Cardiac Causes




Cardiology

Chest Pain Pathway - Consider Non-Cardiac Causes

Differential diagnosis includes:

1. Cardiac pathology

  • Aortic dissection
  • Pericarditis
  • Myocarditis

     

2. Lung pathology

  • Pneumothorax
  • Pneumonia


3. Upper GI pathology

  • Oesophagitis
  • Gastritis
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Perforation


4. Other abdominal pathology

  • Pancreatitis
  • Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis

 

5. Musculoskeletal pain



Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016


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