Case

The patient is a 70-year-old female who presents with gradual onset of constant pain in her left lower chest and back. She is unsure when she first noticed the pain, but reports that it has worsened since she experienced a fall several days ago. She denies shortness of breath, diaphoresis, or an exertional component.

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A 70-Year-Old Female with ‘Bony’ Pain in Her Chest
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