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Chest Deformity (Definition)

Chest deformities are any malformations of the chest wall. Chests may have a "caved in" appearance, or ...Read more


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How can I get rid of chest deformity?

How can I get rid of chest deformity?

Surgery: Chest wall deformity come in two basic types. One where the breast bone and ribs is curved inward or pectus excavatum; and where it is curved outward or pectus carinatum (pigeon breast). Pectus excavatum can cause problems with endurance because the heart and lungs have a smaller space to work in. There are cosmetic concerns with both, and both can be repaired with chest wall reconstruction ...Read more

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What causes the pigeon chest deformity?

What causes the pigeon chest deformity?

Longitudinal growth: When parasternal cartillage has accelerated longitudinal growth at the time that the sternum still maturing, the sternum many deflect anteriorly (carinatum, pigeon) or posteriorly (excavatum). ...Read more

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How the chest deformity called? (In otherwise healthy child)

What kind of: chest deformity a common caving in of anterior chest called pectus excavatum. please feel free to specify type of deformity . ...Read more

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Pectus excavatum (chest deformity) - does it have any symptoms?

Pectus excavatum (chest deformity) - does it have any symptoms?

Occasionally: Usually not. But, in severe cases it can restrict lung volumes. Occasionally you can have heart murmurs. ...Read more

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I have a serious case of a chest deformity called pectus excavatum. What to do?

I have a serious case of a chest deformity called pectus excavatum. What to do?

See a thoracic surge: Thoracic surgeons experienced in repairing pe deformity are your best resource to evaluate the severity of your deformity and to recommend treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you have a tall thin stature and mild chest deformity without having Marfan or other connective tissue disorder?

Can you have a tall thin stature and mild chest deformity without having Marfan or other connective tissue disorder?

Yes. But if concern-: -just have Ur genetics tested. All tall girls who may B going 2 B offered a college scholarship for basketball R all tested for Marfan's. ...Read more