Pectus excavatum is a congenital deformity of the anterior thoracic wall in which
the sternum and rib cage grow abnormally. This produces a caved-in or sunken ...
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
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 ...
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.
Bone abnormalities need to be searched for carefully; Chest radiography is not
indicated for a suspected simple rib fracture; Malignant bone disease may ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pectus excavatum (PE) is an abnormal development of the rib cage where the
breastbone (sternum) caves in, resulting in a sunken chest wall deformity.
Mar 13, 2008 ... My son is now 6 months and I've just started noticing that his lower left rib seems
to curve outwards (if that makes any sense). I can definitely ...
Chest wall deformities are structural abnormalities in the chest. ... Jeune
syndrome, in which the rib cage is smaller and narrower than usual; Poland