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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.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.radiologymasterclass.co.uk/tutorials/chest/chest_pathology/chest_pathology_page011

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

www.steadyhealth.com/topics/lower-ribs-protrude

Oct 12, 2017 ... Whereas my rib cage on the right side seems to have a natural curve to it, my rib cage on the ... It doesn't hurt, but it definitely looks abnormal.

www.isradiology.org/2017/isr/docs_books/anatomy/Chapter5.pdf

Abnormalities of the thoracic cage and chest wall. Pectus excavatum. ' Peetus exeavatum is“ a developmental abnormality that results in backward displacement ...