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Philippe Camus, M.D.
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Radiation therapy (stereotactic-SBRT)
Chest pain (acute - subacute)
the radiation beam. May correspond to or denote rib fracture
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Drug and radiation history
Drug singularity - Correct identification of the drug
Consistent timing of exposure v. onset of symptoms
Clinical, imaging, BAL, pathological pattern consistent with the specific drug
Careful exlusion of another cause
Remission of symptoms with removal of drug
Recurrence with rechallenge (rarely advisable)
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See also under
Radiation therapy (early effects)
Radiation therapy (medium term & late effects)
Radiation therapy to the chest
Lung stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR): dosimetric considerations for chest wall toxicity.
Predictors and management of chest wall toxicity after lung stereotactic body radiotherapy.
Toxicity and outcomes of thoracic re-irradiation using stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).
Bone scan findings of chest wall pain syndrome after stereotactic body radiation therapy: implications for the pathophysiology of the syndrome.