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What does it mean to have mild pectus excavatum?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: A common finding

A pectus excavatum is a chest wall deformity where there is a bony indentation in the sternum/breastbone.
You were likely born with the pectus and no further evaluation is required. If severe rarely surgery is done to correct the problem.

In brief: A common finding

A pectus excavatum is a chest wall deformity where there is a bony indentation in the sternum/breastbone.
You were likely born with the pectus and no further evaluation is required. If severe rarely surgery is done to correct the problem.
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Mild pectus

Mild sternal depression.

In brief: Mild pectus

Mild sternal depression.
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