Costochondral Separation: Symptoms & Diagnosis


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What is a costochondral separation?

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1. What is the location of a costochondral separation?

2. What sign with compression of the rib suggests costochondral separation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assessment items on this quiz focus on the location, diagnosis and symptoms of costochondral separation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Symptoms and signs of costochondral separation
  • Confirming costochondral separation
  • Exactly what costochondral separation is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the signs, along with compression of the rib, that suggest costochondral separation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the location of a costochondral separation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on costochondral separation, like which imaging test is used to confirm it

Additional Learning

Learn more about this injury by completing the lesson titled Costochondral Separation: Symptoms & Diagnosis. The following is covered in the lesson:

  • Anatomy of human ribs
  • Location of costochondral joints
  • Treatment of the injury