First sternocostal degenerative arthritis with intrarticular fluid collection. A case report

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Athanasios N. Chalazonitis
Nicolas Condilis
Anastasia C. Tilentzoglou
John Pontikis
Joannie Tzovara


A case report A rare case with clinical condition of first sternocostal degenerative arthritis with intra-articular fluid collection that developed after long-lasting intense exercise (weight-lifting) for twenty years is reported.

Imaging findings and differential diagnoses of the case are presented.

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Chalazonitis, Athanasios N., et al. “First Sternocostal Degenerative Arthritis With Intrarticular Fluid Collection. A Case Report”. Annali Italiani Di Chirurgia, vol. 77, no. 6, Nov. 2006, pp. 529-32,
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