2 doctors weighed in:

Can pigeon chest (pectus carniatum) go away on its own?

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: No

Some muscle building of pectorals may reduce visual impact of the protrusion carinatum appearance.
Most do not interfere with heart or lung function in some contrast to a rare problem with excavatum.

In brief: No

Some muscle building of pectorals may reduce visual impact of the protrusion carinatum appearance.
Most do not interfere with heart or lung function in some contrast to a rare problem with excavatum.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: No

It is a skeletal deformity of the rib cage that is structural and often congenital(or genetic).

In brief: No

It is a skeletal deformity of the rib cage that is structural and often congenital(or genetic).
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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