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By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. - June 22, 2009
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Topic: Chest pain - by Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Any of the structures within the chest are sensitive to pain except the lung parenchyma (tissue) and visceral pleura (not the parietal pleura - which is the cause of pleuritic pain). This makes chest pain a very difficult symptom to analyze as the list of causes are many.
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