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Any differences between barrel chest and pectus carinatum?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Yes

The heart may be compressed to various degrees in excavatum, not so much in carinatum.

In brief: Yes

The heart may be compressed to various degrees in excavatum, not so much in carinatum.
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