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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rib_cage

The rib cage is an arrangement of bones in the thorax of all vertebrates except the lamprey and .... is a life-threatening condition. Abnormalities of the rib cage include pectus excavatum ("sunken chest") and pectus carinatum ("pigeon chest" ).

emedicine.medscape.com/article/906078-overview

Jan 8, 2015 ... Pectus excavatum (PE), also known as funnel chest or trichterbrust, is by far the most common chest wall deformity, occurring in 1 of every 400 ...

boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=356250

To put it briefly, my ribs aren't even. The right-hand side of my ribcage sticks out further than the left-hand side. The bulge is right next to my ...

www.healthboards.com/boards/bone-disorders/315176-abnormal-rib-cage-shape.html

Aug 15, 2005 ... Hi, I have a depression on the front left side of my ribcage which I'm very concerned about. I'm 16 and I had noticed this a few years ago and it.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3801235

Oct 18, 2013 ... Development of the spine and thoracic cage consists of a complex series of events involving multiple metabolic processes, genes and ...

goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/uneven-rib-cage

Apr 7, 2015 ... In Nov 2007, I noticed that there was a rotation of my rib cage. ... by an underlying lung abnormality (for example, one lung is much smaller than ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11796901

Signs of abnormality can appear in the ribs as variations in number, size, mineralization, and shape. These changes can be focal or generalized. Abnormalities ...

www.stlouischildrens.org/our-services/general-surgery/chest-wall-deformities

Chest wall deformities are structural abnormalities in the chest. ... Jeune syndrome, in which the rib cage is smaller and narrower than usual; Poland syndrome, ...

www.quora.com/How-can-an-abnormal-rib-cage-shape-be-treated

Maybe. But only if it is affecting your health. Some people are born with less ribs than others. Surgery is invasive. Doctors don't go around trying ...