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My deformity of the chest called pectus excavatum. My dad had pectus carinatum. Related?
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Same basic process
Accelerated longitudinal growth of the parasternal cartillages may push the sternum out or in during the period in which the sternum still growing and maturing.
Out- carinatum or pigeon, in- excavatum or caved in, sunken.

In brief: Same basic process
Accelerated longitudinal growth of the parasternal cartillages may push the sternum out or in during the period in which the sternum still growing and maturing.
Out- carinatum or pigeon, in- excavatum or caved in, sunken.
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