Chest pain in a well child


Chest pain is a common symptom in children, and in a child who is otherwise well, is not usually due to a serious condition, and rarely has anything to do with the heart. Nevertheless it is important to be seen by a specialist to ensure there is nothing wrong with the child.

Below is the link to a review article we wrote which outlines the causes of recurrent chest pain in a well child, and how the underlying diagnosis can be made.

Chest pain article.