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Will stretching help get rid of my indented sternum?
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Dr. Venkat Machiraju
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: No
Generally it is a developmemntal deformity in the chest wall called as pectus.
Small deformities can be left alone but deep caving of the sternal area inwards may compromise the space for heart to function. These needs to be corrected surgically.

In brief: No
Generally it is a developmemntal deformity in the chest wall called as pectus.
Small deformities can be left alone but deep caving of the sternal area inwards may compromise the space for heart to function. These needs to be corrected surgically.
Dr. Venkat Machiraju
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