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Pectus carinatum also called pigeon chest, is a deformity of the chest characterized by a protrusion of the sternum and ribs. It is distinct from the related deformity ...


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" ).


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 ...


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


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


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


Oct 18, 2013 ... As a spinal deformity progresses, not only is spinal growth affected, .... The thoracic cage is part of the rib-vertebral-sternal complex[1-4,6,8-11].


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 ...


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


Whereas my rib cage on the right side seems to have a natural curve to it, my rib cage on the left side almost ... It doesn't hurt, but it definitely looks abnormal.