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What is the definition or description of: chest deformity?

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Dr. Mark Lubienski answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

Many possible but most commonly seen are pectus excavatum where sternum is displaced into chest cavity and may impinge on internal organs. May also see pigeon chest where sternum is anterior forming the appearance almost like the bow of a ship. These are just two of many variations that are seen

Answered May 19, 2017

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