Title syndrome

Title syndrome is a painful tumorous growths cartilaginous part sternal all one to three ribs. Most often affects II, III, IV ribs. Common in men and women, mostly in young age. Pain in the affected ribs regular, intensified during exercise, coughing, deep breath.
The differential diagnosis it is necessary to exclude a tumor ribs, specific of perihodit, painful bone spur after fracture of the ribs.
Treatment of symptomatic: analgesics, subchondral introduction 5% solution novokaina, physiotherapy. With the failure of conservative therapy - operation, consisting in subperiosteal excision thickened part of the ridge.
Title syndrome can last for years, but the prognosis is favorable.