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Chest pain, especially in the left hemithorax, is a very common symptom, which often causes a patient to immediately seek medical advise, since it is often deemed to be related to cardiac diseeses.

Some chest pains can be easily diagnosed and treated when a careful tilstory is taken and physical examination performed. One of the causes of chest pain which is common among housewives and some men is "flower pot carrier's syndrome' of 'sadjadi-maleki syndrome" which is being reported heve for the first time in medical literature In this syndrome, the patient's complain of upper chest pain which is aggrevated by change in position and teepirstory movements. Physical examination reveals tender zones. these patients often have a histoty of cartying Flower pots, cylinders and other things with chest support.

In this syndrome, para clinic findings almost always are normal A ceretutnistory and physical examination can result in a definite diagnosis which will eliminate patient anxiety, save time and money wasted for unnecessary laboratory tests.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cardio Muscular Disease

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