Pectoralis Major trigger points: erroneous and differential diagnoses
The trigger points of the Pectoralis Major can cause extremely alarming misdiagnoses, especially when they simulate severe heart problems.
In addition, there are somatovisceral effects which consist of somatic-muscular reflections of visceral syndromes. In such cases, the trigger points of the Pectoralis Major can: not exclude, co-exist or be a consequence of cardiac syndromes.
It is therefore always importat to rule out conditions that give similar symptoms, including Angina Pectoris.