What causes costochondritis?


Costochondritis is an inflammatory condition whose cause is not yet definite because it develops from various types of infections. For example, some conditions such as viral respiratory infections or repeated minor trauma are known to bring about this inflammatory condition. Bacterial infections could also be a cause of costochondritis especially in people who use intravenous drugs.
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