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Rib cage - Wikipedia


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 ("su...

Abnormalities of the thoracic cage and


This causes a shift of the heart to the left and an abnormal angle to the ribs adjoining ... ABNORMALI'I'IES OF THE THORACIC CAGE AND CHEST WALL 0 55 ...

Glossary for Rib disorder - RightDiagnosis.com


Rib disorder glossary including various medical information. ... syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal development of the ribcage The ribcage is restricted ...

Uneven rib cage | Go Ask Alice!


Dec 17, 2010 ... 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 ...

Abnormalities in baby's rib cage? | Mom Answers | BabyCenter


Mar 13, 2008 ... my son is about to be 5mos this sunday and his left rib cage is pointing outwards as will i can feel it more than the right one so i took him in to ...

abnormal rib cage shape? - Bone Disorders Message Board ...


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.

Chest Wall Deformities | St. Louis Children's Hospital


As they grow, children also may develop a variety of single rib abnormalities that ... Jeune syndrome, in which the rib cage is smaller and narrower than usual ...

Does my ribcage abnormality have a name? - Straight Dope Message Board


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 ...

Clinical Features - Shwachman-Diamond America


Many have skeletal abnormalities and short stature. .... Approximately one-third of children with SDS have rib cage abnormalities including shortened ribs with ...

Chest Deformity information. What is Chest Deformity. Patient | Patient


Aug 26, 2015 ... Chest Deformity deals with pectus excavatum (funnel chest) and ... to an in- drawing of the lower portion of the ribs giving a Harrison's sulcus.

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Chest Wall Deformities: Overview, Pectus Excavatum, Surgical ...


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 ...

Pectus Excavatum in Adults | Cleveland Clinic


Pectus excavatum (PE) is an abnormal development of the rib cage where the breastbone (sternum) caves in, resulting in a sunken chest wall deformity.

Chest X-ray Abnormalities - Bone abnormalities


Bone abnormalities need to be searched for carefully; Chest radiography is not indicated for a suspected simple rib fracture; Malignant bone disease may ...